Opening Times

The Scottish Parliament is usually open to visitors Monday to Saturday. The exceptions are the Christmas period and February recess when the building will be closed to the public.        

 

Monday to Saturday

10.00 to 5.00 (last entry 4.30)

The building is open earlier and later when Parliament is sitting.

The Parliament has agreed the following parliamentary recess dates in 2019:


  • 9 to 17 February 2019 (inclusive)
  • 6 to 21 April 2019 (inclusive)
  • 30 June to 1 September 2019 (inclusive)
  • 12 to 27 October 2019 (inclusive)
  • 21 December 2019 to 5 January 2020 (inclusive)

Accessibility

Contact Visitor Services

For information about visiting, tours and booking tickets for debates email visit@parliament.scot

0131 348 5200 or freephone 0800 092 7600

Shop

  • Exclusive gifts
  • Official Scottish Parliament Tartan
  • Scottish crafts 

Café

  • Informal Café atmosphere
  • Accessible facilities
  • Family-friendly

Alterations to Opening Times

Opening hours, guided tours, availability of exhibitions and access to certain parts of the building may be altered at short notice due to Parliamentary business.

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