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 aged 5 and up must wear a mask while on tour. 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.

Public Tours 

Days: Tours are offered from Monday to Friday. We are closed on weekends and holidays.

Cost:  Free

Tickets:  Please ask for a free ticket from one of the tour guides on the driveway. Tickets are distributed 20 minutes prior the start of each tour. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first served basis. Tours fill up quickly as we have a limit 25 people per tour to allow for safe social distancing.

Length:  Tours last approximately 45 minutes.

Tour Schedule

Monday, October 18

  • 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm

Tuesday, October 19

  • 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm

Wednesday, October 20

  • 9:30 am, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm

Thursday, October 21

  • 9:30 am, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm

Friday, October 22

  • 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:30 pm

Please note: 

  • Visitors with tickets must arrive 10 minutes prior to the start of their tour in order to pass through security screening. Visitors who arrive late will not be admitted.
  • Visitors must wear masks during the guided tour. Exemptions will be made for people with health conditions or with physical, cognitive or mental impairments who cannot wear one and for children under the age of 5.
  • Tour times, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice and tours may be cancelled at any time due to events or operational requirements.

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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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