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British Columbia Parliament Buildings

Closed Now: 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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All reviews free tour beautiful building guided tour queen victoria inside the building dining room bc legislature building lit up at night francis rattenbury british columbia stained glass self guided beautiful at night open to the public interesting history great tour walk around
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Selfguided tour with leaflet - but lots of helpful staff around to answer questions, & informative notices. Wonderful spaces and decor, and interesting history (old & new). Well worth a visit.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice building with beautiful lights at night is a must see in Victoria. The BC parliament is an old styled building located at the Victoria Harbour. The harbour area with the beautiful buildings, restaurants and cafes around it Should not to be missed during your...More

Thank Sorush
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Parliament Buildings are great to explore, but there is a hidden jewel within the buildings. You can make reservations to have lunch at the Legislature Dinning Room. Lunch is still served on linen table clothes and the Menu is very diverse. Save room for...More

Thank BarbaraTreavels
Reviewed 1 week ago

The interior of this building should not be missed. I went on a day when there were no tours running, so was a bit restricted in what I could see, but it was well worth it, especially as it's free. Be sure to view the...More

Thank LoneBrit
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by this spot quickly, on our way to the Royal BC Museum. Many tourists out front getting photos of the historic looking buildings. I'm unsure if they offer tours; I'm sure it would have been neat - but our kids were a bit...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of history, this is the current Parliament for British Columbia and you can have breakfast in the MP's resturant

Thank Trunkers
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't take a guided tour, but just walked through by ourselves. We were totally impressed by all the history that was represented. The grounds are beautiful and beautifully maintained and are obviously a place to relax for Victorians as well as tourists. They light...More

Thank Sungron
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on the recommendation of a guide book. Friends told us you can eat in the restaurant provided for the members of parliament. It was 1.45pm, and the free tour was at 3pm, so we decided to try it. We had to go through...More

Thank Liz G
Reviewed 1 week ago

have to see the outside all lite up at night and must see the inside during tour hours. free and worth the walk about.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting to visit another countries parliament. When they are in session you can sit in the balcony and watch. Not in session just tour the building.

Thank Loretta W
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September 26, 2018|
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Response from itssharihere | Reviewed this property |
I believe as long as they are not in session (but not even sure people would be allowed in while in session.
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.