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Parliament Buildings

Upper Newtownards Road | Stormont Estate, Belfast BT4 3XX, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9052 1802
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“free tour” (40 reviews)
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Upper Newtownards Road | Stormont Estate, Belfast BT4 3XX, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Our Trafalgar Tour Director surprised us with this site not on our printed itinerary. The security screening process was efficient, and the inside architecture and decor of the entry hall and the legislative chamber were very interesting to see. AND... the view of Belfast from...More

Thank EwanderingMan
Reviewed 2 days ago

We received a friendly welcome by the staff at Parliament Buildings and enjoyed the use of the coffee shop before taking the free tour. We didn't have time to have lunch in the Dining Room. The tour was very informative and Stephen, our guide, included...More

Thank 132judytravels
Reviewed 6 days ago

Historical place, very beautiful in its architecture and outside its gardens very well maintained and very green and extensive, great

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 6 days ago

The setting is stunning. The views down the long drive are magnificent. The building is immaculately maintained and resonates with modern historical associations. The free tour is slightly perfunctory in that only two rooms are visited but those two rooms are fascinating to be in....More

Thank scottieLancashireUK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Run by clowns who are always in dispute of something or another and they get paid for doing absolutely nothing for the country.

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the free tour at 11am today of Parliaiament Buildings. Beautiful building. Micky the tour guide was very knowledgable with an outstanding sense of humour . He gave a very warm welcome to all the visitors and is a great ambassador for Nr. Ireland ....More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They run regular free tours which was great, such a fantastic way to get behind the scenes and find out more about the history of Northern Ireland, the build and NI politics - would definitely recommend. You can also eat here in the summer months....More

Thank HolidayLover4567
Neil P, Events Office at Parliament Buildings, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased to announce that the Members' Dining Room is now open all year round (Mon - Fri) for lunches and afternoon teas.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got our first view when on the hop on hop off bus tour. Went back next day for a stroll around the park. We went at weekend when unable to go inside but still worth a visit ( free).

Thank NIGELSWAFFER
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth visiting here for a free tour - there are even regular buses from the city centre to get here. See the site of the old Parliament of Northern Ireland and the current home of the Northern Ireland Assembly, sit in the Assembly chamber

Thank Mattc2604
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parliament for Northern Ireland. Set on huge open grounds which are open for walking or even picnicking around the peace memorial.

Thank Jotum
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Eibhlin H
Who originally owned the castle and grounds
14 January 2017|
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Response from gottaluvflying | Reviewed this property |
Sorry..I meant to add that Rev John Cleland and his family emigrated in 1893 and the newly formed Northern Ireland Parliament purchased the building and all 235 acres for what seems the bargain price of £21,000! The Cleland... More
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amyw00ten
Is it open on Sundays? If not, what other attraction would you recommend? We have one day and are planning on going to St. George's Mkt and to see the Peace Wall.
8 August 2016|
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Response from BrenHen70 | Reviewed this property |
Titanic museum if you can squeeze it in.
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Hazi-Hammenuhoth
How long does an average tour take please? And how long would you leave to see all the essential bits?
3 March 2016|
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Response from Lesley18Glasgow | Reviewed this property |
Like everyone else says tour takes approximately 1 hour. Guides very informative and time to ask questions and take photos. Tours finish in time to get the city tour bus. Tour is free. Grounds surrounding are extensive... More
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