Visit the Austrian Parliament

During a visit of the historic Parliament building, you get to experience the building and its people up close and learn about Austria's political system.

Experience the Austrian Parliament

Welcome to the "Demokratikum - Experience Parliament", the visitor center of the Austrian Parliament. We're here to help you plan your visit, book a tour, and attend sittings. We will also assist you with special requests.

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Visitor Registration

We strongly recommend that all visitors register ahead of time when visiting Parliament to avoid long wait times.

  • If you book a guided tour via the tour calendar (in German), you do not have to fill out a separate admission form.
  • If you book a group tour via the Visitor Center or a Democracy Workshop, you receive a registration code for the entire group as part of your booking information.
  • For press info, visit our dedicated Press & Media page.

For other individual visits (e. g. restaurant, Library), please use the registration form.

Highlights for visitors

No matter your age or interests, there's always something happening at the Parliament. Check out our highlights for visitors:

Youth & Parliament

Youth & Parliament

Democracy starts young. Discover educational programming for children and youth.

Parliamentary Library & Archives

Parliamentary Library & Archives

Visit and explore the collections of the Parliamentary Library and Archives.

The Parliament Building

The Parliament Building

Learn about the unique building envisioned by architect Theophil Hansen, its rich history and architecture.

Art in Parliament

Art in Parliament

Austria's Parliament is home to a variety of temporary and permanent art pieces from presidential portraits to commissioned artworks created for the space.

Press & Media

Press & Media

Journalists and reporters can find relevant information on our dedicated Press & Media page.