Behind the Scenes Tour

Behind the scenesVictoria’s Parliament House is one of the most important buildings in Australia’s history. The Behind The Scenes Tour explains what goes on during parliamentary sitting days, and how the state’s legislature operates. You will see parts of the building not normally accessible to the public. A must for anybody with a keen interest in politics, history, or a curiosity for how the parliamentary system operates.

The tour runs for approximately 90 minutes. Please note this tour involves a lot of walking and stairs. Photography may be limited in some areas.

The Behind the Scenes Tour will run on the following dates in 2019 & 2020 at 2pm:

Thursday 2 July 2020

Tuesday 7 July 2020

Thursday 9 July 2020

Tuesday 22 September 2020

Thursday 24 September 2020

Tuesday 29 September 2020

Thursday 1 October 2020

Tuesday 22 December 2020


Bookings are Essential

To check availablility of tour dates see the Booking Availability.

Places are strictly limited so if you would like to attend you must book in advance.

To book, call the Tours Office on (03) 9651 8568 or e-mail

The Behind the Scenes tour is free of charge.