COVID-19 Update: At Level 2, the Parliament Visitor Centre will remain closed to the public. Please visit covid19.govt.nz for more information.
Visit Parliament to discover our buildings and heritage, to see what happens when the House sits, and to learn about New Zealand's democratic processes. Whether you visit us in person in Wellington or take a virtual tour, you can visit Parliament for free.
There's a range of tours at Parliament available. Tours let you to explore parts of Parliament's buildings and learn more what we do and how you can have your say.
Parliament's Visitor Centre is in the ground floor of the Beehive. Our friendly Visitor Centre team can be found here and can answer your questions about tours, exhibitions, select committee hearings, and watching Parliament meet.
The Public Gallery is open to the public at any time when Parliament is meeting. From the Public Gallery, you can watch MPs answer questions, give speeches, and vote on proposed laws.
Watch select committees
A number of select committees are open for you to attend. You're welcome to watch select committees work on topics that affect everyone. Find out which select committees are open to the public and how to visit.
Parliament hosts artworks and exhibitions of some of New Zealand's most recognisable and newest artists. See when you can next visit Parliament's exhibition space on the first floor in Bowen House.
Virtual reality at Parliament
Can’t make it to Wellington? Want to carry Parliament in your pocket?