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Behind-the-Scenes Parliament Tour: Fully Guided Tour at Closing Time

4 reviews

2 hours

Max 25

Why take this tour?


  • Step into the Palace of Westminster as it closes for the day and experience the heart of British democracy without the daytime crowds
  • Walk in the footsteps of Queen Elizabeth as you trace her normal processional route at the State Opening of Parliament
  • See beautiful works of architecture and art by Augustus Pugin, Sir Charles Barry, Professor William Dyce, Daniel Maclise, and many more
  • See the Queen's Robing Room, Royal Gallery, Prince's Chamber, and House of Commons, among others, before entering the grandiose (and at this time of the day, nearly empty) House of Lords

Take a walk in the footsteps of the Queen as Parliament closes

  • Sites Visited
  • Norman Porch
  • Queen’s Robing Room
  • Royal Gallery
  • Prince’s Chamber
  • Chamber of the House of Commons
  • Chamber of the House of Lords
  • Westminster Hall
  • St. Stephen’s Hall
  • Central Lobby
  • Peers Lobby
  • Voting Lobby
  • Tour Includes
  • Parliament guided tour
  • House of Commons tours
  • House of Lords tour
  • Local expert guide
St. Stephen's Entrance to the Houses of ParliamentChamber of the House of Commons  | Walks Houses of Parliament TourThe Chamber of the House of Lords Gothic rib vaulting in the Houses of Parliament

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Latest Reviews

Great tour, I learned a lot about Parliament procedures!

This was a fascinating tour through one of the world's greatest political and historical buildings. The tour guide was engaging and humorous. Anyone who loves British history will find this tour absolutely mesmerising.

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