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British Columbia Parliament Buildings

Closed Now: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Home to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, the Parliament Buildings are open to the public year-round. Visitors are welcome to join one of the regularly scheduled guided tours, stroll through the buildings on their own self-guided tour...more
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501 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X4, Canada
James Bay
+1 250-387-3046
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a stop to see when visiting the Inner Harbor.We also visited at night as it is all lite up.You can go iside and tour if you want as well.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Parliament Buildings are fantastic, both in the interior and exterior. At night, the main attraction at night are the lit buildings.

Thank Annette P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were surprised how close the Parliament Building was located from our hotel...next to it facing the Inner Harbour! We enjoyed the convenience of being close to everything nearby. The Parliament Building is free to enter so I highly recommend doing that if you are...More

Thank Shawnee L
Reviewed 4 days ago

We didn't do the guide tour, we did the self-tour. Lots to see, very beautiful building. The tour looked good. Can only see the two levels and more the centre area. It was free.

Thank jilc2012
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is covered with lights at night. Take a pedicab around the area. it is beautiful. The flowers are everywhere..

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very impressive building inside and out. It’s free to enter. We took a self guided tour booklet at the entrance and toured the building by ourselves and it was very interesting .

Thank Dr_Iris_B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were on a tight timeline but were able to quickly tour the exterior of the buildings and the well landscaped grounds. Don’t miss this treasure.

Thank cjkines1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We didn’t go through inside to have the tour but mainly you would do it outside. It is near every landmark you would want to hit.

Thank fayblife
Reviewed 6 days ago

We didn’t make it in time for the guided tour, but did the self-guided tour. The building is beautiful and has so much history. It is wonderful that you can visit and explore.

Thank Shona S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our Guide was great and knew his stuff. Lots of facts and stories. The tour was not too long and the necessary security was pragmatic.

Thank Paul S
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July 4, 2018|
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Response from wazzaw123 | Reviewed this property |
BC Victoria Parliament Building tours are conducted only when Parliament is not seated. Tours hours are 9.30 to 11.30 am 1.30 to 3.30 pm and there is two express tours at 1pm and 4 pm . However you can self tour at ant time... More
April 17, 2017|
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Response from Golden-Gypsys | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I doubt there is a storage location for your bags at the Parliament Building however your hotel will likely hold your bags for you if you arrive before you can check into your room.
March 28, 2017|
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Response from ShamysShores2 | Reviewed this property |
Approximately 2 blocks. It's an easy walk between the two