Guided tours of the Parliament Building take place on a regular basis. Immerse yourself in the world of Parliament with our guides as you take in the domed hall, the Council chambers and the lobby and find out about the history of the building and how Parliament works.

 

Individuals and groups of up to 6 people

Outside the parliamentary sessions, guided tours are offered in 4 languages at the following times:

​Languages​TimeDays
​German:​11.30
15.00
​Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Monday - Saturday
​French:​11.30​Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
​Italian:​13.30Saturday
​English:​14.00​Saturday

Reservation

Guided tours are free of charge and last a maximum of 60 minutes. There are 40 spaces on each tour.

You can make your bookings online, at the earliest three days before your scheduled visit. You will receive your ticket with all the terms and conditions per mail, immediately after completion of your reservation.

It may happen that no dates and periods (of time) with available places appear on the booking page. This means that no guided tours will be provided at least for the following three days or even longer. Please get more information visiting «days closed to the public».

We kindly ask visitors to present their ticket at the visitors’ entrance at least 20 minutes before the tour is due to begin.

Please note that all visitors aged 16 and over are required to deposit an official identity document with security (ID, passport).

Rules to follow on your visit (PDF)

 

Please use the following address for any further information: parlamentsbesuche@parl.admin.ch

 

No tours are offered when Parliament is in session, but enquiries are handled Monday to Friday from 08.30-11.30 + 14.00-16.00

E-mail: parlamentsbesuche@parl.admin.ch

Phone: +41 58 322 90 22

 

Groups of 10 or more

Free guided tours are available in 4 languages, generally at the following times:

​Days​Times
​Monday - Friday:​9.30, 10.30, 14.00 and 16.00
​Saturday:​10.30

 

Due to high demand we strongly recommend you to register for group tours at least 8 months in advance:

Monday to Friday from 08.30-11.30 + 14.00-16.00

E-mail parlamentsbesuche@parl.admin.ch

Phone +41 58 322 90 22

 

There are 40 spaces on each tour. Please pick up your tickets from the information desk (to the left of the visitors’ entrance) at least 30 minutes beforethe tour is due to begin.

No tours are offered when Parliament is in session, but enquiries are handled Monday to Friday from 08.30-11.30 + 14.00-16.00.

E-mail parlamentsbesuche@parl.admin.ch

Phone +41 58 322 90 22