We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
In high demand - travellers recommend booking ahead!
5 619
All photos (5 619)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guided tour”(1 323 reviews)
“westminster hall”(489 reviews)
“big ben”(862 reviews)
About
Most of this iconic building was built in the mid-19th century following a devastating fire in 1834. Westminster Hall survived the fire and dates from 1097. Visitors can book tours through the House of Commons and the House of Lords, and are welcome...more
As featured in 3 Days in London
Contact
Parliament Square, London SW1A 0AA, England
Westminster
Website
+44 20 7219 4114
Call
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Houses of Parliament
from US$75,68
More Info
from US$118,17
More Info
from US$39,83
More Info
from US$102,24
More Info
Reviews (15 495)
Filter reviews
10 081 results
Traveller rating
7 433
2 201
356
58
33
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
7 433
2 201
356
58
33
Show reviews that mention
All reviews guided tour westminster hall big ben local mp robing room public gallery central lobby beautiful building steeped in history own pace afternoon tea excellent tour take photos london eye commons lords politics
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 10 081 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

I had a look around outside and the park round the back but wasn't sure if I could go in as there were entrances and seperate areas to pick tickets and I did not see any queues or people entering. I also missed the Brexit/remain...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FootienBeer
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked a free tour through our local MP and was impressed with how easy it was to organise. We arrived at our allotted time to be bumped off the tour by a quite rude group of Americans and tour guide who didn’t seem to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 822katec
Reviewed 2 days ago

Hubby & I came here after a visit to the Abbey. As a former councillor I was keen to watch a debate and see inside this iconic building which most of us only see on the TV news. After going through airport type security we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Reptonite3
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The tours are only on Sat but you can get in for free and watch the debates anytime you want. It’s so entertaining!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 27wesleyp
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked up to see the Houses of Parliament and actually a lot of it seems to be being refurbished , wrapped in scaffolding etc . We didn't do the tour , however the people protesting for and against brexit on the pavements outside were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank briank482
LizD2181, Business Support Assistant at Houses of Parliament, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're glad you enjoyed the political debate outside Parliament. We look forward to welcoming you on a tour when you're next in London. The interiors are well worth seeing!

Reviewed 4 days ago

fun to visit if your into that...atleast my friend was I wasn't impressed and would much rather on the eye.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FFFoodie1
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is easy to come and listen to a debate i the Parliament. Interesting to follow a debate IRL. Maybe the experience rates higher than the quality ov the debate...

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 730ollek
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful building next to Big Ben. Great architecture and the feeling of old time history is all in the mystery

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ernierad
Reviewed 6 days ago

I feel sorry fo the tourists coming to London at present and hoping to capture a nice image of the Houses of Parliament. There is so much white sheeting over it that you woun't get a decent picture until they finish the repairs

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mike F
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came here for a guided tour around Parliament, as part of a large group. The tour itself was exceptional - very interesting and an amazing place to walk around! Thinking about the significance of the Houses of Parliament themselves was really enough to draw...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mhjones0507
View more reviews
Nearby
Westminster
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 1 087 nearby hotels
hub by Premier Inn London Westminster Abbey
1 354 reviews
.46 km away
The Sanctuary House Hotel
1 665 reviews
.46 km away
John Howard Hotel
112 reviews
.50 km away
London Marriott Hotel County Hall
3 135 reviews
.51 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 27 214 nearby restaurants
Roux at Parliament Square
942 reviews
.33 km away
Quirinale
238 reviews
.23 km away
Cinnamon Club
2 690 reviews
.34 km away
The Red Lion
1 267 reviews
.36 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 6 604 nearby attractions
Westminster Abbey
21 529 reviews
.16 km away
Big Ben
30 347 reviews
.22 km away
Parliament Square
469 reviews
.22 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
mumofsons2018
8 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 17 answers
Response from Lorraine S | Reviewed this property |
Hi. An audio guided tour would be better. You really need to join a guided tour so you both won’t miss out on all the interesting details. There are information booklets available I am certain that will interest your son as... More
2
Votes
Rafi S
1 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from trevsmith22 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I booked in advance as it was a gift, I think if you know what day you are going it would be best to book a slot and then you don't have to queue and we breezed through security. We printed our ticket and I think this is... More
1
Vote
culturescapetraveler
24 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from LizD2181 | Property representative |
Hi. Visitors for the both the audio and guided tours enter in exactly the same way. We recommend that visitors arrive at the Cromwell Green Entrance 20 minutes before the time of their tour to allow for the security checks... More
1
Vote