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Parliament Hill and Buildings

111 Wellington St, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6, Canada
+1 613-996-0896
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Three Gothic Revival-style buildings, located on a 170-foot bluff overlooking the Ottawa River, house the offices of the members of Parliament, the House of Commons and the Senate. Free guided tours delve into Canadian history and explain the workings of the political system.
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111 Wellington St, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6, Canada
+1 613-996-0896
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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed the grounds immensely! There were fireworks at night... I was SO disappointed that I didn't know ahead of time that the tours were difficult to get onto. They're free, and I hadn't thought getting tickets would be an issue, and we missed out....More

Thank LDM125
Reviewed 2 days ago

Like Washington DC, taking guided tours of Parliament Hill is a must for anyone who travels to Ottawa. We lucked out by being in town when the 150th anniversary light show was playing, too.

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great and informative tour. Been to Ottawa many times but never done this tour before, glad we took the time this time. It was very interesting and educational for the kids too. The only downside is the wait in line in the morning to secure...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 2 days ago

See, I deeply believe in true democracy and true government. This is why it was appalling to me that I could not get into the Parliament buildings unless i registered and booked to go in. I would assume that this is for security and I...More

Thank Ozone Peter J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent and free tour of the Parliament building in Ottawa. The tour lasts 45 minutes to an hour and is full of interesting facts. There was also a great temporary exhibition on women's suffrage. I stayed around for PM's questions and this was also very...More

Thank SDRJvoy
Reviewed 3 days ago

Be sure to line up early at 90 Wellington St. for tour tickets, otherwise you'll be out of luck! Tours seem to be the only way to see inside the buildings. But it is worth it.

Thank 243jessica
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had been here before while the government is in session and had the opportunity to sit in the gallery for Question period (highly recommend and highly entertaining). This time around we made the trip with our kids. The grounds themselves are very cool and...More

Thank Oilerman
Reviewed 4 days ago

We woke up early to get the tickets to be able to go on the tour. They are free and are divided in english and in french. A lot of security so be sure not to take anything you would not take on a plane....More

Thank lmchpt
Reviewed 4 days ago

I don't know if it was the 150 celebration of Canada or what but the night show which reflected the history of Canada on the Parliament was FANTASTIC. This was free and happens night around 9pm. It blew me away! We did the tour inside...More

Thank loracarce
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The spectacle and grandeur of a capital city! Renovations begin soon and interior tours will be suspended for 10 - 15 years!

Thank Tom L
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John L
15 August 2017|
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Response from William S | Reviewed this property |
Tickets are free. You have to go in person. No internet purchase is possible.
Al K
12 August 2017|
Response from peter2336 | Reviewed this property |
To get your tickets , you line up at the info centre across the street . You can`t miss it . Very helpful people there . Visit the Centre Block and the library . You should get there no later than noon . depending on the... More
29 July 2017|
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Response from Natalie H | Reviewed this property |
1.5 hours to 2.