The Building and Guided Tours
The Parliament is not only the heart of political activity - the historic building breathes history and stories, art and noble architecture. Visitors can get a lively impression of how and where politicians are at work.
Here you can find information about the various tours offered by the Parliament. Click below to find out more about registration and the languages the tours are provided in.
For the time of the Parliament's major renovation, parliamentary business has been moved to different locations that form a coherent area: the DemocracyQuarter. Here you can find out more about the new sites. More
How do members of the National and Federal Councils work? What happens in the course of a National Council sitting? Get the answers by attending sittings.
Significant work needs to be done to preserve the brilliance of the 130-year-old Parliament building and to ensure it can continue as a modern home for Austrian parliamentarism and democracy in the 21th century. More
The building is home to a wealth of history and a very special architecture. Rich artistic details fascinate its viewers. At the moment, the building is undergoing extensive renovation and will be closed to the public until further notice. More
A guided tour of Palais Epstein is a short but fascinating journey through 130 years of Austrian history. Here you can find out more about the Epstein family, the building's construction and the diverse uses it had in the past. More