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Most of this iconic building was built in the mid-19th century following a devastating fire in 1834. Westminster Hall survived the fire and dates from 1097. Visitors can book tours through the House of Commons and the House of Lords, and are welcome...more
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Reviewed today

The historical Houses of Parliament have never been more relevant, Having emailed my local MP to book a Democratic Access Tour (free tour + free access to Jewel Tower), we entered Westminster Hall, the first part of our tour. Its walls have seen a thousand...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed today

Forget Brexit, politics and MP's who do not have our great country to heart, this is truly a great British landmark. Unfortunately Big Ben is undergoing refurbishment but apart from that our tour led by Jack, one of our MP's staff gave a very professional...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed today

One must visit, close by to Westminster Abby, London eye. Of course you have to listen to Big Ben. A wonderful building.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kasjohnsen
Reviewed today

A must see place that has been there for 100's of years representing Britain's democratic nature. Nearest tube station is "Westminster". It's on a walking distance from Buckingham palace, Trafalgar square and embankment.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Omer-Lavv
Reviewed yesterday

I had a look around outside and the park round the back but wasn't sure if I could go in as there were entrances and seperate areas to pick tickets and I did not see any queues or people entering. I also missed the Brexit/remain...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked a free tour through our local MP and was impressed with how easy it was to organise. We arrived at our allotted time to be bumped off the tour by a quite rude group of Americans and tour guide who didn’t seem to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hubby & I came here after a visit to the Abbey. As a former councillor I was keen to watch a debate and see inside this iconic building which most of us only see on the TV news. After going through airport type security we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The tours are only on Sat but you can get in for free and watch the debates anytime you want. It’s so entertaining!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 27wesleyp
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked up to see the Houses of Parliament and actually a lot of it seems to be being refurbished , wrapped in scaffolding etc . We didn't do the tour , however the people protesting for and against brexit on the pavements outside were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank briank482
LizD2181, Business Support Assistant at Houses of Parliament, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're glad you enjoyed the political debate outside Parliament. We look forward to welcoming you on a tour when you're next in London. The interiors are well worth seeing!

Reviewed 4 days ago

fun to visit if your into that...atleast my friend was I wasn't impressed and would much rather on the eye.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Westminster
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
...More
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mumofsons2018
8 August 2018|
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Response from Lorraine S | Reviewed this property |
Hi. An audio guided tour would be better. You really need to join a guided tour so you both won’t miss out on all the interesting details. There are information booklets available I am certain that will interest your son as... More
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Rafi S
1 August 2018|
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Response from trevsmith22 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I booked in advance as it was a gift, I think if you know what day you are going it would be best to book a slot and then you don't have to queue and we breezed through security. We printed our ticket and I think this is... More
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culturescapetraveler
24 July 2018|
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Response from LizD2181 | Property representative |
Hi. Visitors for the both the audio and guided tours enter in exactly the same way. We recommend that visitors arrive at the Cromwell Green Entrance 20 minutes before the time of their tour to allow for the security checks... More
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