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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 yesterday

There really isn’t a lot to see b3cause it’s a working government building, but it’s free! Nice to visit if you’re into that sort of thing. Pretty, though.

Thank Jennie A
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a beautiful building. We were so glad that we took the tour with Cailynn. She did a fabulous job answering questions and explaining the history of the building.

Thank Connie F
Reviewed 2 days ago

A tour of the Legislative buildings gave more history of my province. The lady who portrayed Queen Victoria was a tad to tall and her accent was a little overdone but the information provided was excellent

Thank Terry R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Do not leave Victoria without learning how and why Victoria Was the Capital of BC and not part of Seattle. The second important story is how a 23 year old Architect designed such an important building. Francis_Rattenbury not only designed this magnificent structure but also...More

Thank Jose M
Reviewed 3 days ago

There are 2 options of visiting (a guided or a self guided tour- we took the self guided tour (that way you can just walk in and won't have to wait). Very interesting (if you like history) and charming for the rest...). If you are...More

Thank shlomoschwartz
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Impressive building with a lot of history and interesting facts. There are regular free tours where they walk you around the building and explain each section. Worth a visit if your in the area.

Thank tillytotrocks
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Unlike American government buildings, this one didn’t have people armed with rifles. Instead, it was very accessible and a simple baggage check. That said, the building has lots of BC history and is worth checking out if you’re interested in how parliament works. They have...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Open to the public with free guided tours. Educational and entertaining would recommend without hesitation.

Thank Phillip E
Reviewed 6 days ago

The guided tours will take about 45 minutes, but are well worth it. There are intesting displays inside, and information on BC History and government

Thank Ikimashoka
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came here on a cruise ship and rode the bike here (10 min or less) and a very nice ride! We saw The parliament from the outside only and it looks beautiful! The biggest totem on earth is said to be outside this building,...More

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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.
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March 28, 2017|
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Response from ShamysShores2 | Reviewed this property |
Approximately 2 blocks. It's an easy walk between the two