Visiting Parliament

The renovation of Parliament House is finished.

Guided tours will begin on 16 October 2017. Tours can be booked here.

Parliament is holding an Open House on 14 and 15 October 2017 and on 18 and 19 November 2017.

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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