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Parliament Buildings

Upper Newtownards Road | Stormont Estate, Belfast BT4 3XX, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9052 1802
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“free tour” (44 reviews)
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Upper Newtownards Road | Stormont Estate, Belfast BT4 3XX, Northern Ireland
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The walk up to the Parliament building and the entrance hall is scenic but very long so you may want to hail; a cab to avoid the long walk. Many locals walk their dogs on the grounds and are quite pleasant as you walk by....More

Thank LAFFSTOP
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited with hubby on a Belfast City tour. We used the Hop On Hop Off red bus to get around Belfast & Stormont, home of the Northern Ireland Assembly is Stop No: 6. Note, this stop only operates between 10.00 & 3.30pm each day. We...More

Thank Wasessa
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What more do you want than a free tour of a very historic and interesting building by our friendly guide Mickey and fresh scones from the on-site coffee shop at just 40p. Loved the stories told by Mickey - he was very informative but also...More

Thank Ali S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On our three day trip to Belfast, we hadn't planned to visit Stormont but during the hop-on hop-off bus tour, decided we would do it on the recommendation of Gavin, the guide. We were delighted we did! The staff were welcoming and our guide in...More

Thank LornaKEllon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As an NI local this has been on my to do list for a while! Finally got round to doing it today. It far exceeded my expectations. Firstly, it's FREE! There is a tour on the hour 11-3pm in summer. Our tour guide 'Mickey' was...More

Thank UpperClareElite
Neil P, Events Office at Parliament Buildings, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. I am glad Micky entertained you during your tour of Parliament Buildings and you enjoyed afternoon tea. Hopefully you will visit again - maybe you will be tempted to treat yourself to lunch in the spectatular Members' Dining Room...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing building with beautiful grounds. The long walk from the main gate to the actual buildings is a sight. Didn't take the tour as it was not available on SaturdayMore

Thank Rashid K
Neil P, Events Office at Parliament Buildings, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Hopefully, you will have a chance some day to take one of our free tours of Parliament Buildings (Monday - Friday on the hour 11:00 - 15:00 during holidays or Moday - Friday 11:00 & 14:00 at other times of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted by very friendly staff both at security and in the main building. They couldn't have been any more helpful. The tour guide gave an extensive tour and was a real gentleman. To see inside the building and learn about its history was...More

Thank ecatterson1
Neil P, Events Office at Parliament Buildings, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. Hopefully you will have another chance to visit sometime in the future. Maybe next time you will have the opportunity to enjoy lunch or afternoon tea in the Members' Dining Room.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love a good parliamentary tour and this one was very interesting. The tour takes in the main hall, the old Senate Chamber and the current Assembly Chamber. You get to sit in the seats in both chambers and photography is allowed. The building is...More

Thank geographyguy_11
Neil P, Events Office at Parliament Buildings, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. Hopefully you will get a chance to visit again in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was well worth the short trip out of the Belfast city centre to look at the beautiful building.

Thank Vanessacm10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building is impressive, the tour is free of charge but you will enter the site and make a timely appointment. You will receive the confirmation and you will arrive at the scheduled time with the confirmation sheet printed. Otherwise you can not enter. The...More

Thank Hoinara
Neil P, Events Office at Parliament Buildings, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, however, I would like to clarify that we do not take bookings for Public Tours in Parliament Buildings. Our tours operate on a first come, first served basis.

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Eibhlin H
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Response from gottaluvflying | Reviewed this property |
Sorry..I meant to add that Rev John Cleland and his family emigrated in 1893 and the newly formed Northern Ireland Parliament purchased the building and all 235 acres for what seems the bargain price of £21,000! The Cleland... More
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Response from BrenHen70 | Reviewed this property |
Titanic museum if you can squeeze it in.
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Response from Lesley18Glasgow | Reviewed this property |
Like everyone else says tour takes approximately 1 hour. Guides very informative and time to ask questions and take photos. Tours finish in time to get the city tour bus. Tour is free. Grounds surrounding are extensive... More
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