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Group visits

Groups can book tickets to any of our parliamentary debates.

About group visits

If you have a group of more than 5 and wish to book tickets for one of our debates or committee meetings, please get in touch.

Press 'request tickets' to send an email, or email [email protected].

More information

Plan your visit

For opening times, parking information and more, go to our plan your visit page.

Don't forget to stop at our shop and café during your visit!

Accessibility

  • Hearing loops are installed in the debating chamber and committee rooms. This connects to hearing aids which have a 'T-Switch'
  • Wheelchairs are available and the public gallery of the debating chamber has wheelchair spaces
  • Committee rooms are accessible for wheelchair users, and spaces are reserved for wheelchair users in the public seating area in each committee room
  • If you need a British Sign Language interpreter or other support, please contact us with as much notice as possible

More about accessibility

Visitor guidelines

If you are visiting the Parliament, there is a code of behaviour that you need to follow.

For all visits, please:

  • remember that this is a working Parliamentary building
  • obey all instructions from Parliamentary officials
  • keep all bags with you or place them in the baggage store or public lockers
  • do not smoke in the building
  • do not eat or drink, except in the restaurants
  • return your “Visitor” lanyard and pass, when leaving
  • collect any items retained by Security as you go out
  • note that the display of banners, flags or political slogans, including on clothing and accessories, is forbidden

For visits to see parliamentary business, please:

  • enter, sit in and leave the galleries quietly
  • switch any mobile devices to silent
  • do not cause a distraction or disrupt parliamentary business – for example, telephone calls must not be taken or made
  • do not applaud or shout out during meetings
  • do not take photos, videos or make any form of recording during parliamentary business
  • obtain prior permission to paint, sketch or draw
  • remain seated throughout the whole 45-minute session, if your ticket is for First Minister’s Question Time
  • only use social media discreetly and in complete silence

Location

Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

Days and times

Tuesday to Thursday

Price

Free

Other parliamentary business

Thursday

(Find out more)

You can also book tickets to join us for FMQs on a Thursday.

Tuesday to Thursday

(Find out more)

The public can also view committee meetings taking place in the Scottish Parliament.