Tours of Parliament Hill

If you are visiting Ottawa and would like to explore Parliament Hill, it’s buildings and spaces, or learn about it’s role and it’s history, please contact us and we’d be happy to arrange tours for you. Alternatively, you can click here to arrange a tour online.

Guided Tours

The Library of Parliament offers guided tours of West Block (current home of the House of Commons, during rehabilitation of Centre Block) and the Senate of Canada Building.

Library guides spotlights the role and function of the chambers, as well as the art and architecture of these historic buildings. Each tour lasts approximately 30 to 40 minutes.

Private tours are available for groups of 6 to 10 people, or small groups of 5 or fewer individuals.

Visitors should report to the Senate of Canada Building for Senate tours or to the Visitor Welcome Centre on Parliament Hill (for tours of West Block) at least 25 minutes before the tour begins to allow time to undergo security screening.

If there’s anything else we can assist you with while on your visit, kindly get in touch on our contact page and we’ll do our best to help.