The Scottish Parliament welcomes visitors 6 days a week, Monday to Saturday.

All visits are free of charge. No booking is required to visit the public areas of the building. Advance booking is advised for guided tours and to attend debates and committee meetings.

Notices:

  • The Scottish Parliament will be closed to visitors on Friday 5th October for staff training.
  • Christmas period: The Scottish Parliament will be closed to visitors from Saturday 22nd December until Wednesday 2nd January. It will reopen on Thursday 3rd January.  


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