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British Columbia Parliament Buildings

501 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X4, Canada
+1 250-387-3046
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Home to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, the Parliament Buildings are open to the public year-round. Visitors are welcome to join one of the regularly scheduled guided tours, stroll through the buildings on their own self-guided tour, or even have a bite to eat in the Legislative Dining Room.Free guided tours are available Monday through Friday throughout the year, and seven days a week during the summer.
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501 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X4, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Victoria is the BC political capital - and the BC Parliament Building sets off the city beautifully. Overlooking the harbour this building, along with the Fairmont Empress Hotel and the museum provide a magnificent frontage for the city.

Thank OlderGuy1956
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was with a tour group while in Victoria and had a great time visiting this beautiful building. Have been to many government buildings on my travels and this is up there with the others I have visited. You may also meet Queen Victoria on your...More

Thank Darren S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I used to work in the Parliament Building but never did the tour - until now. It was great. Loved the impromptu visit from the "second premier of BC". Great actor with lots of enthusiasm. Really entertained my kids, aged 8 and 9.

Thank KristyKanuck
Reviewed 3 days ago

We didn't get to go on the tour because we didn't know you needed to go early(9:00) when it opens to book tour for the day. We explored the outside both in the day and night and enjoyed the lights on it and around the...More

Thank Carolee054
Reviewed 4 days ago

This building and its grounds are magnificent. Every little detail has a story behind it. The inside is spectacular and has many little areas to explore. The stained glass windows are gorgeous. The totems and statues on the grounds are important reminders of where we...More

Thank Tracy P
Reviewed 4 days ago

The tour was excellent! Not only we admired the architecture and the history but also learned a lot about Canada's political system and its relationship with the commonwealth. The tour guide was so knowledgeable, really impressed!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We did the self guided free tour and enjoyed it. It's a beautiful building....lots of stained glass windows and very interesting historical information is given. Victoria is not the cheapest place to visit so we liked having the chance to see their Parliament Building without...More

Thank kedder77
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not sure what we were expecting, but the tour & tour guide were excellent. We learned so much about the colonial & provincial history. Not to be missed.

Thank EddieTrayler
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a worthwhile stop when in Victoria. The buildings are beautiful and very clean. The floors are exceptionally shiny. To be honest I was surprised at just how beautiful the building was inside. It rivals historic European buildings. We did a self guided tour,...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Must see in Victoria. When doing the tour, get a guide, it will make a difference! My tour was conducted by great guide Christina and performer Amore del something, it was great

Thank Carlos G
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stephenbattise
18 April 2017|
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Response from Golden-Gypsys | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I doubt there is a storage location for your bags at the Parliament Building however your hotel will likely hold your bags for you if you arrive before you can check into your room.
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29 March 2017|
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Response from ShamysShores2 | Reviewed this property |
Approximately 2 blocks. It's an easy walk between the two
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