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Groups, including school groups, are welcome at the Parliament Building. A group visit can be organized in a few easy steps.

Please consult the Useful Information section before visiting the Parliament Building.

Planning and Booking

The type, schedule and length of activities should be kept in mind when planning a visit.

Planning and Booking
Activity Schedule Length

Attending Question Period in the National Assembly

For 16 weeks beginning the second Tuesday in February and 10 weeks beginning the third Tuesday in September

Question Period starts

  • at 1:45 p.m. on Tuesdays
  • at 9:45 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays

For 2 weeks following the 16-week spring period and the 10-week fall period

Question Period starts

  • at 1:45 p.m. on Tuesdays
  • at 9:45 a.m. on Wednesdays,Thursdays and Friday
  • at 1:45 p.m. on Mondays, on a motion by the Government House Leader

About 1 hour

Taking a Guided Tour of the Parliament Building

From the first Tuesday of September to June 23

  • Monday to Friday, except statutory holidays: between 9:00 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sunday and statutory holidays: between 9:45 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. 

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

  • Monday to Friday, except statutory holidays: between 9:00 a.m. and 3:15 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sunday and statutory holidays: between 9:45 a.m. and 3:15 p.m.

Group tours must be reserved in advance.

As the Parliament Building is the home of the National Assembly, the tour schedule may be changed without notice to accommodate parliamentary proceedings and official events.

About 75 minutes

  • Reservations may be made by email or by telephone. Booking a few weeks ahead of time is recommended, especially between April and June.
  • There is a maximum of 50 people per group.
  • For more than 50 people, reserve two time slots.

The group contact will be sent a form once a reservation has been made.

  • Fill out the form, being sure to provide the name and date of birth of every member of the group.
  • Send the form to the Hospitality and Information Service no later than one week before the date of your visit.

Optional Activity

A tour of the Parliament Building may be complemented by a guided tour of the National Assembly Library (page in French), next door to the Parliament Building. The tour lasts between 30 and 45 minutes.

For reservations:

  • Québec City area: 418-643-7239
  • Toll-free: 1-866-337-8837


The Parliament Building has 2 restaurants:

Getting Ready for Your Visit

You can prepare for your visit to the Parliament Building

The Day of Your Visit

  • All the members of your group must go to the Visitors’ Entrance, Entrance 3, on the corner of Grande Allée and Honoré-Mercier Avenue, about 15 minutes before the tour.
  • All the members of your group must go through security screening.
  • No filming allowed during guided tours.

Consult the plan of the parliament buildings to locate the Visitors’ Entrance to the Parliament Building.