Public Tours

Public Tour Information

COVID-19 Update

All Members of the Legislative Assembly, staff, and visitors to the Parliament Buildings, born in 2009 or earlier (12+), are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination and a piece of ID prior to entry. All visitors (5+) must wear a mask inside the Parliament Buildings.  The program will be re-evaluated regularly and may be subject to extension by the Legislative Assembly Management Committee. Additional information on the Legislative Assembly's COVID-19 initiatives are available here.

Visiting the Parliament Buildings

Hours of Operation: 

Open Monday to Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. 

Closed on weekends and holidays.

Public Tour Information

Cost: Free.

Length: Tours last approximately 45 minutes.

Location: Tours begin from the Lower Rotunda inside the Main Entrance. 

Registration: Advanced registration is not required for guided tours. Plan to arrive 10 minutes before your tour to allow for time to pass through security screening.

Public Tour Schedule

Service Notice:

Due to the recent increase of COVID-19 cases in the province, guided tours of the Parliament Buildings are not currently being offered.

Visitors are welcome to take a self-guided tour when the Parliament Buildings are open. Self-guided tour books are available in a variety of languages at the Tour Desk by the Main Entrance.

This page will be updated with tour information as soon as in-person tours resume. Please check this page closer to the date of your visit for the most up-to-date schedule.

  • Visitors must pass through security screening and show proof of vaccination (aged 12+) prior to entry.
  • Visitors (aged 5+) must wear a mask at all times inside the Parliament Buildings and are encouraged to keep a safe distance from other visitors.

Tour times, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice and tours may be cancelled at any time due to Legislative events and operational requirements.

Languages  

Tours are offered in English throughout the year. Other languages may be possible depending on the availability of staff. Please contact the Tour Program for more information at tours@leg.bc.ca.

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There is no public parking available on the property. Street parking and pay parking lots are located nearby. For more information, please visit our Visitor Parking​ page.

Special Access Requirements     

The Parliament Buildings are accessible to visitors in wheelchairs, those with limited mobility and young children in strollers. Please follow the ramp on the west side of the Main Entrance steps and ring the buzzer for assistance.​​​​

Parliamentary Gift Shop

The Parliamentary Gift Shop can be accessed at the end of the guided tour or by speaking with a Tour Guide on the driveway. There are a variety of souvenir and protocol gifts available that are custom made for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. 

Parliamentary Dining Room

Food and drinks are not permitted inside. However, there is a Parliamentary Dining Room​ where visitors can enjoy a meal on weekdays.










​Please contact the Parliamentary Tour Program at 250-387-3046 for more information.

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