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How To Visit South Africa Parliament?

Organisation : South Africa Parliament
Facility Name : Visiting Parliament / Tour Booking
Country : South Africa
Website : https://www.parliament.gov.za/visiting-parliament

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How To Visit South Africa Parliament?

Tours of Parliament take place from Monday-Friday. Tours do not take place on weekends and public holidays. Upon booking of a tour you will be requested to provide the names, surnames and ID/passport numbers of everyone that will be coming on the tour.

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Parliamentary Tours are free. Parliament does not offer parking or refreshments for tour groups. A booking should only be considered as being confirmed once correspondence has been received from the Tours Office indicating that the booking has been confirmed and including all the relevant tour booking details.

Kindly do all bookings through the Tours Administrator:
Telephone: (021) 403 2266
Fax: (021) 403 3303
Email: tours AT parliament.gov.za

FAQ On Visiting Parliament

Frequently Asked Questions FAQ On Visiting Parliament/Tour Booking

How long does a tour last?
The average tour lasts about one hour.

How far in advance must I reserve a tour?
At least one week in advance. Tours for school groups during the holidays should be reserved two months in advance.

Where do I park?
There is no parking available within the precincts of Parliament, but there is public parking nearby.

How long before the scheduled time of the tour should I arrive?
15 minutes.

Which entrance to the parliamentary complex must I use?
Groups and individuals must use the entrance to 100 Plein Street (Lelie Street) and then enter the 90 Plein Street building.

What must I bring along to facilitate access to the Parliamentary Precincts?
My ID or Passport

What must I bring along as proof that the tour was confirmed?
The letter received from the Tours Office confirming the tour and passport or identity document.

What must I do with my bags?
You are advised to leave all baggage in your vehicle.

What items are not allowed into the parliamentary buildings?
** Cameras are only allowed in certain areas as advised by the tour guide.
** For security reasons, video cameras and fire-arms are not allowed. These items can be left at the entrance.
** Everyone will undergo a security check before entering the building.
** Handbags will be scanned.
** Smoking is allowed only in designated areas.

Are refreshments on sale at Parliament?
Unfortunately not, but there are many places selling refreshments nearby.

Am I able to view Parliament’s artwork?
To arrange a specialised tour of Parliament’s artwork, please contact Robin Kirsten in the Artworks Office at rkirsten AT parliament.gov.za.


Physical Address: Upper Ground Floor, 90 Plein Street, Parliament of South Africa
(Entrance through Visitors Centre, 120 Plein Street)

Postal Address: PO Box 15, Cape Town, 8000

E-mail: publicrelations AT parliament.gov.za
Telephone: (021) 403 2198 / 021 403 8439 / 021 403 8092 / 021 403 2461

Twitter: @ParliamentofRSA
Facebook: ParliamentofRSA
Instagram: ParliamentofRSA
Youtube: ParliamentofRSA

Parliament General Number : 021 403 2911

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