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  • Australian Parliament House
  • Australian Parliament House
  • Participants on the Behind the scenes tour

Behind the Scenes tours at Parliament House

Discover the stories behind the building on a special tour of Parliament House. Learn how the building's impressive architecture is symbolic of the national identity and gain a rare view into private areas.

These tours run only on non-sitting days (except Christmas Day and when seasonal tours are running). Visit the website for more information.

It is recommended that you arrive at least 20 minutes before your tour or event for screening and check-in as places are limited to 10 participants. tours operate for 55 mins.

For security purposes, all participants must present photo identification and ticket confirmation to join any behind the scenes tours or events. If you do not have these, you will be unable to participate.

Participants on a paid tour can take advantage of a 10% discount on any purchase from The Parliament Shop on the day of the tour.

Dates and times:

From 2 April 2019 to 31 August 2019

23 July:09:00 to 16:00
24 July:09:00 to 16:00
25 July:09:00 to 16:00
26 July:09:00 to 16:00
27 July:09:00 to 16:00
28 July:09:00 to 16:00
29 July:09:00 to 16:00

Contact operator for further dates and times


Phone:02 6277 5399


Australian Parliament House
Parliament Drive
Capital Hill
Capital Hill  ACT  2600


From:$20.00Children under four are free. Child (5-17).