Visit the home of the Scottish Parliament, in the heart of the Old Town World Heritage Site.
Free to visit. Tours, Shop and Parliament Cafe.
Visit the debating chamber and see parliament in action (usually Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays) or enjoy a guided tour of the building (Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays). During recess dates, tours are usually available Monday - Saturday, but visitors should contact us to check before arriving.
Entry to the Parliament and Guided Tours are free.
Tours last approx one hour and include aspects of the parliament's architecture and design, how parliament works and some of the art collection. The Scottish Parliament is usually open to visitors Monday to Saturday.
The exception is during the February recess and the Christmas period when the building will be closed to the public. If you are planning to visit at this time it is advisable to contact us to check the dates.
(The images used on this page are courtesy of The Scottish Parliament - © Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body 2005).