A detachment of The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard searches the cellars of the Houses of Parliament ahead of the State Opening of Parliament, 4 June 2014. This tradition dates back ... Read more
The Houses of Parliament consist of the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Their debates can be visited for free and seen from the public galleries referred to as the Strangers Galleries. Read more
The Houses of Parliament are open to UK residents and overseas visitors. You can take a guided tour of the Lords and Commons most Saturdays year round and on weekdays during the summer opening period. When Parliament is sitting you can attend debates and watch committee hearings.