Ways to visit
There are a number of ways UK residents and overseas visitors can visit the Houses of Parliament including taking tours and watching debates and committees.
Find out how to book a tour of the Houses of Parliament including the Commons and Lords Chambers and historic Westminster Hall.
Visitors to Parliament can watch debates and committee hearings taking place in the House of Commons and House of Lords.
Parliament's Education Service runs a year-round programme of school visits, which may include a question and answer session with the school's MP.
The Parliamentary Archives, which hold millions of records from both Houses and other historical material, are open to everyone by appointment for research purposes.