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The Parliament Building is open to visitors year round. It is located on Parliament Hill at 1045 rue des Parlementaires, just outside the walls of Old Québec. Visitors can do a self-guided tour, take a guided tour or attend parliamentary proceedings.

Access to the Parliament Building

  • Access to the Parliament Building and the Library is free.
  • Guided tours inside and outside the Building and the exhibits open to the public are also free.
  • Visitors can access the Parliament Building and the Library through the main door of the reception pavilion, which also accommodates mobility-impaired persons.
  • A piece of photo identification (passport, driver’s licence, etc.) is required to access all the parliament buildings.

Hours

From the first Tuesday of September to June 23:

  • Monday to Friday, except statutory holidays: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (or until the proceedings are adjourned)
  • Saturday, Sunday and statutory holidays: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

From June 24 to Labour Day (first Monday of September):

  • Monday to Friday, except statutory holidays: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (or until the proceedings are adjourned)
  • Saturday, Sunday and statutory holidays:  9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Security

On entering, visitors must submit to a summary security check. This means

  • passing through a metal detector
  • providing bags and briefcases for an X-ray inspection

Getting There

  • By city bus: Routes 3, 11, 800 and 801 run past the Parliament Building.

For more information on bus transportation in Québec City, visit the website of the Réseau de transport de la Capitale (French only).

  • By car: Parking is available at the Convention Centre (Centre des congrès), the Marie-Guyart Building and Building H.
  • There is no public parking at the Parliament Building.
 

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