Visiting Parliament

The renovation of Parliament House is finished and guided tours can be booked again.

All available visiting hours for spring 2018 have been fully-booked. For possible cancellations you may periodically want to check the booking situation from the link below

Tours can be booked here.

The Visitors' Centre in the annex (entrance F) and the Library of Parliament (entrance C) can also be accessed as usual by the public.

Observing a plenary session

The public has the opportunity to observe all plenary sessions from the gallery. The Public entrance is on the North side of the Parliament building (entrance B). The door is opened 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the session.

The public gallery is accessible for people with disabilities.

Instructions for visiting Parliament

Everyone will be subjected to a security check when visiting Parliament. Bottles and snacks will be taken away at the security check and returned when leaving. We recommend not taking food or drink on your visit. 

Public transport is the easiest way to get to Parliament. The walk from the Central Railway Station or the Kamppi bus terminal is less than a km long. Parliament does not provide parking for private motorists. Paid parking spaces belonging to the City of Helsinki and private parking buildings can be found in the vicinity of Parliament.


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