Saturday, 16 November 2019

9am – 5pm, admission at the visitors’ entrance on the south side of the building until 4pm
Admission is free of charge and no ID is necessary
Please allow sufficient time for the security check.
There can be waiting times when there is a large number of visitors.


The exhibition ‘Eine Schweiz für Kinder. Wirklich?’ (part of a campaign for to promote child upbringing free from violence) by the Swiss child protection foundation ‘Kinderschutz Schweiz’.

Guided tours of the exhibition
Tour the exhibition with ‘Kinderschutz Schweiz’ (the tour lasts about 60 minutes, participants should gather at the visitors’ entrance).

Deutsch  10am / 12am / 2pm / 4pm
French  11.00am / 1pm / 3pm

Maximum of 30 persons per guided tour.
On-site registration.

Visiting the building without a guided tour

Visitors are free to wander through the two parliamentary chambers, the Domed Hall and the Salle des pas perdus. The team in charge of parliamentary visits will be on hand to provide information about the Councils’ operations and the history of the parliament building.


Die Cafeteria in the former reading room is for business. Enjoy a coffee or a meal in this elegant setting.