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 9 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


Due to high demand we strongly recommend you register for a tour the day before you plan to visit. There are 40 spaces on each tour. Tickets are allocated on the day from 8.30 in order of registration.

Telephone +41 58 322 90 22  Monday to Friday from 08.30-11.30 + 14.00-16.00

parlamentsbesuche@parl.admin.ch

 

We would like to point out that there are days when demand for tickets greatly exceeds supply. It can therefore be the case that we have to turn people away even though they may have registered in good time.

Please collect your tickets from the information desk (to the left of the visitors’ entrance) at least 15 minutes before the tour is due to begin.

Guided tours are free of charge and last a maximum of 60 minutes.

 

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

 

 

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 register for group tours at least 8 months in advance:

Telephone +41 58 322 90 22  Monday to Friday from 08.30-11.30 + 14.00-16.00

E-mail parlamentsbesuche@parl.admin.ch

 

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 before the 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.