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British Columbia Parliament Buildings

501 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X4, Canada
+1 250-387-3046
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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, or even have a bite to eat in the Legislative Dining Room.Free guided tours are available Monday through Friday throughout the year, and seven days a week during the summer.
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501 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X4, Canada
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+1 250-387-3046
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Reviewed yesterday

The tour guides are friendly , helpful and self composed given they get to deal with crowds of tourists from many places.

Thank sjk7301948
Reviewed 2 days ago

While waiting to go into building, we talked to actors impersonating important personages in BC history - Queen Victoria and the first woman to be elected to the legislature. We asked them questions about their character. Great fun. We did the self tour which was...More

Thank gardener4313
Reviewed 3 days ago

The main Parliament building and grounds are beautiful. Don't cheat yourself by doing a self guided interior tour . The guided tour lasts about 45 minutes to an hour and is packed with current and historical information. The tour guides do an excellent job during...More

Thank DT54
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The booklets provided for self-guided tour are easy to follow and provide lots of great info. If you're not interested in waiting for a guided tour, I'd recommend this option, it only takes about 30 minutes, give or take. However, this may not be the...More

Thank user651
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The parliament building is located near the inner harbour. You can do a guided or self-guided tour. It is a beautiful building. Security is pretty strict, but it makes sense. It only takes about 30-60 minutes to do the tour and it is free. I...More

Thank GUPPIE80
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a can't-miss if you're in Victoria. Make sure to visit both during the day and at night as well when they light the building up. The building is absolutely beautiful, so make sure to take plenty of pictures!

Thank carnalismocc
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is free to get in, just have to go through security. They have some interesting things to see. The tour probably would have been worth doing, although we did not want to wait.

Thank apharmgirl
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a free stop that our boys enjoy seeing. It only takes a little while but does have free tours running if you want to make the stop a little longer and thorough. It's neatto seea part of our history up close.

Thank Larrisa K
Reviewed 4 days ago

The BC Parliament Building is impressive to look at either up close or from across the harbor. In front of the building is a nice fountain as well as a statue of Queen Victoria whom the location is named for.

Thank JPDucks
Reviewed 6 days ago

A nice quick tour through the highlights of the parliament building. The tour guide was fun and helpful, and the points of interest were well explained. A beautiful building I will remember.

Thank Richard S
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18 April 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.
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29 March 2017|
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Response from ShamysShores2 | Reviewed this property |
Approximately 2 blocks. It's an easy walk between the two