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.

Guided Tours – Summer Schedule
Valid from 17.07.2018 to 18.08.2018

Individuals (up to 6 people)

From Tuesday 17 July 2018 to Saturday 18 August 2018 guided tours are offered as follows.

​Language​Days​Time
​EnglishTuesday to Saturday​14h00
​GermanTuesday to Saturday​15h00
​FrenchTuesday to Saturday​11h30
​ItalianWednesday and Saturday​13h30

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 by email right after you have completed your booking.

If there are no dates and times to book a guided tour displayed on the booking page this means that no guided tours will be provided for at least the following three days or even longer. Click on «days closed to the public» for more information.

Rules to follow on your visit (PDF)

Please note that the above-mentioned guided tours are reserved exclusively for individuals and are not intended for groups with more than six members (with the exception of families with more than six members). Reservations that do not respect this rule will be cancelled.

Please contact us at the following address for any further information: parlamentsbesuche@parl.admin.ch

The normal schedule will resume as of Tuesday 21 August 2018.

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:​11h30
15h00
​Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Monday - Saturday
​French:​11h30​Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
​Italian:​13h30Saturday
​English:​14h00

​Saturday

 

Please note that from 16 July 2018 there will no longer be any guided tours on Mondays. The Monday tours will be replaced by open days on Saturdays. We will post more detailed information about this in due course on our website.

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 09h00–11h00 + 14h00-16h00

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:​9h30, 10h30, 14h00 and 16h00
​Saturday:​10h30

Please note that from 16 July 2018 there will no longer be any guided tours on Mondays. The Monday tours will be replaced by open days on Saturdays. We will post more detailed information about this in due course on our website.

There are 40 spaces on each tour. We accept reservations no more than 6 months in advance.

Monday to Friday from 09h00–11h00 + 14h00–16h00

E-mail parlamentsbesuche@parl.admin.ch

Phone +41 58 322 90 22

As soon as we process your reservation, we will send you a confirmation letter. This will be your entrance ticket. Group leaders are requested to show up with their ticket and the full group at security staff desk (to the right of the visitors'entrance) 30 minutes before the beginning of the tour. 

No tours are offered when Parliament is in session, but enquiries are handled Monday to Friday from 09h00–11h00 + 14h00-16h00.

E-mail parlamentsbesuche@parl.admin.ch

Phone +41 58 322 90 22