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Behind the Scenes at Parliament House - paid daily tours

Visitors viewing Tom Roberts' painting The Opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia by His Royal Highness the Duke of Cornwall and York, 9 May 1901

Tom Roberts (1856–1931) Opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia by H.R.H. The Duke of Cornwall and York (Later King George V), May 9, 1901 (detail), 1903, oil on canvas. On permanent loan to the Parliament of Australia from the British Royal Collection. Image courtesy of the Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra, ACT and the Royal Collection Trust. © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2016.

About the tour

Our Behind the Scenes tours are special because they vary. Ask about today's itinerary when you make your reservation.

We recommend that you arrive at least 20 minutes before your tour for screening and check-in. All tours run subject to the operational needs of the Parliament.

10% discount in The Parliament Shop

Participants in any paid tour or event can take advantage of a 10% discount in The Parliament Shop on the day of the tour or event.

Photo ID required for this tour

Please note that, for security purposes, all participants must present photo identification and ticket confirmation to join any behind the scenes tours or events. In the event you do not have these, you will be unable to participate.

  • Valid ID

Runs daily (except Christmas Day)

10.00am, 12 noon, 3.00pm

55 minutes

$15 per person

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Call Visitor Services on (02) 6277 5399

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