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Self-guided audio tours of the Palace of Westminster

Self-guided audio tours of the Palace of Westminster

Suitable for all ages, you can select a language and set your own pace. Through the video and audio stories on the multimedia device, discover the history, art, and architecture of the building, and what happens today at UK Parliament.

Self-guided audio tours

In person at UK Parliament

English guided tours

English guided tours

Discover the history, heritage and work of UK Parliament on a fun and informative tour delivered by an expert guide.

English Guided Tour

In person at UK Parliament

Big Ben Tour

Big Ben Tour

Book an official tour of Big Ben and explore the famous Elizabeth Tower at UK Parliament. On your 334-step climb, you'll stand behind the iconic clock faces, see the Victorian clock mechanism in action and look up at the famous Big Ben bell as it strikes the hour. This tour is only suitable for those aged 11 and over who are comfortable climbing 334 steps unaided and able to sustain moderate physical exertion for up to 90 minutes.

Big Ben Tour

In person at UK Parliament

The State Apartments of Speaker's House tour

The State Apartments of Speaker's House tour

Find out about the history and traditions of role of the Speaker and see where the current Speaker conducts official business. This year only, your ticket will include a special display which tells the story of the Speaker's and UK Parliament's diplomatic relationship to other Commonwealth countries and its significance around the world today. Please note the tour content is best suited to those aged 16+.

Speaker's House Tour

In person at UK Parliament

The Palace of Westminster by Night

The Palace of Westminster by Night

Visit the Palace of Westminster after dark for this one-off special event commemorating the 75th anniversary of the modern Commonwealth. In the evening setting, you'll explore world-famous spaces at your leisure including the 900-year-old Westminster Hall, the iconic House of Commons Chamber, and the beautiful House of Lords Chamber.

The Palace of Westminster by Night

In person at UK Parliament