Here is some useful advice to make your visit of the Parliament Building a pleasurable experience.
Tickets for all tours offered by the Parliamentary Administration can be bought at the 3 locations: Bau.stelle at the Parliament - building, Platz.Mit .Bestimmung at the Heldenplatz and at the main entrance on Josefsplatz
Groups that have booked a tour are requested in their own interest to attend punctually at the appointed time to avoid cancellation of their tour on organisational grounds.
Furthermore, the Parliamentary Administration reserves the right to cancel booked tours on short notice, or move them to another time or date, as required by parliamentary business.
Please understand that some individual rooms may occasionally be temporarily closed to tour participants.
Booked tours can be cancelled up to two days in advance of the arranged date by
Phone: +43 1 401 10-2400
Fax: +43 1 401 10-2466
Cancellation at a later time entails payment of a cancellation fee of Euro 40.
Visitors may in the course of the tour take individual photos, other than for commercial purposes, of the halls and of architectural details. For security reasons video recordings are not allowed.
Most parts of the building open to public visits and the area around the building are freely accessible to physically disadvantaged visitors.
Visually disadvantaged or blind visitors may take their seeing-eye dogs into the building and on guided tours. A
Attended cloakroom facilities for individual visitors and groups are available free of Charge at the main entrance on Josefsplatz .
Visitors and their bags are checked upon entry into the building by means of metal detectors and hand-held scanners.
This procedure may take some time, in particular in the case of larger groups.
After the checking by the security staff, you will have the possibility to deposit your belongings in boxes.
The Parliament Shop located at the 3 locations : Bau.Stelle, Platz.Mit.Bestimmung and Josefsplatz offers a variety of products ranging from hand-made chocolates with Parliament-adorned wrappings and elegant cappuccino cups to multicoloured notebooks. The product design is inspired by motives and close-ups of details of the Parliament building.
Haupteingang Josefsplatz – Main entrance - Beginning of guided tours
U1, U2, U4: station Karlsplatz direction Oper
U3: station Herrengasse
Line 1, 2, 71, D: stop Kärntnerring Oper
Line 2A: stop Albertinaplatz
Infopoint Bau.Stelle and Infopoint Platz.Mit.Bestimmung Heldenplatz
U-2 and U3: station Volkstheater / direction Ring-Parlament
Line 1, 2, 71, D, 46 and 49: stop Dr. Karl Renner Ring
Line 48A: stop Dr. Karl Renner Ring