History & Heritage
Houses of Parliament Summer Opening
The Houses of Parliament are open each year during the summer months whilst the parliament is in recess from late July through to early October.
During the visit a qualified guide takes you around pointing out the main areas of interest.
Tours usually begin at The Victoria Tower then go through the Robing Room to The Royal Gallery, The Chambers of the House of Lords and House of Commons, The Central Lobby and St Stephen's Chapel. Access to The Westminster Hall and the Parliamentary chamber is limited.
Closed October - July, Whilst Parliament In Session.