Visiting Parli​ament

Normally you can visit the Parliament House by booking a free ​guided tour. The plenary sessions, Visitor's Centre (entrance F), and Library of Parliament (entrance C) are also open for public.

However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, guided tours in the Parliament House have been temporarily cancelled. Also, the plenary sessions and Visitor’s Centre are closed for now.

Library of Parliament is open on weekdays from 9 am to 18 pm. See Library of Parliament website​ for more information.​

We offer options for virtual visiting also during the COVID-19 restrictions. See below for further information. 

Observing a plenary session

The Public entrance is on the North East side of the Parliament building on the Mannerheimintie side (entrance B). The door is opened 15 minutes before the beginning of the session. All drinks or snacks will be confiscated by the security, so please avoid bringing any.

Instructions for visiting Parliament

Parliament does not provide parking for visitors. Paid parking by the City of Helsinki and private parking buildings can be found nearby.

Visitor entrance is in the North East corner of the building on Mannerheimintie side Accessible map of parliament house