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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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Reviewed 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 5 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
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You can walk around downtown and eat with a wonderful view of the city, to go to Victoria by ferry is a good experience, but to arrive there is much better, to see the Parliament, visit The Butchard garden or just walk around.

Thank Michele Z
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a very pretty building and grounds, if you are in to architecture. The exterior is marvelous, while the interior is not that interesting. Unfortunately, if you are on a self-guided tour, you can only see a few rooms in the building that looks...More

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stephenbattise
April 17, 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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March 28, 2017|
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Response from ShamysShores2 | Reviewed this property |
Approximately 2 blocks. It's an easy walk between the two
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