Free Visits and Guided Tours

All visits to the Parliament have been suspended until further notice. 

As a result, no tours will be running (including Members' Tours);

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Tours Policy

Policies and procedures for requesting a guided tour and how we will use your data.

Filming and Photography

Audio and video recording routinely take place in the Scottish Parliament building and surrounding areas. Your image or voice may be captured while you are here.

Data Protection

We handle all personal information in line with Data Protection Law (GDPR from May 2018). Privacy Notices which provide more information are available from the Data Protection pages of this site. 

Opening Times


  • We have created two short videos to help you in your preparation for visiting the Scottish Parliament.

Contact Visitor Services

About visiting, booking tours and tickets for parliament sessions email

 0131 348 5200 or freephone 0800092 7600  


  • Exclusive gifts
  • Official Scottish Parliament Tartan
  • Scottish crafts 


  • Informal Café atmosphere
  • Accessible facilities
  • Family friendly

Events & Exhibitions

Code of Conduct

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