Visiting the Scottish Parliament

For information on bus services please see Lothian Buses

Information to help you plan your visit to the Scottish Parliament, including travel information, details of security checks, facilities and opening times.


What happens when I visit the Scottish Parliament?

Information on what happens when you enter the Scottish Parliament building, including security checks, baggage store, accessible toilets and the Visitor Information Desk. 


Services and facilities at the Scottish Parliament

Information on services and facilities available at the Scottish Parliament, including the exhibition, café and crèche, and the procedure to follow in an emergency. Note: the current email address for the crèche is



Scottish Parliament opening times

Information on opening times of the Scottish Parliament, and how to contact us. Note: The current email address for Visitor Services is and the website is

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