School Tours & Role Plays

Due to COVID-19 and in the interests of public health and safety, Parliament House is closed to visitors and all school tours have been cancelled until further notice. 

Please go to for information on our online school incursion program.

The Parliament of Victoria offers a range of activities for students at primary, secondary, tertiary and adult education levels.

School tours of Parliament House

Tours for primary, secondary, tertiary and adult education groups are available. The topics covered align with curriculum requirements such as Victorian Curriculum F-10,  VCE Legal Studies and Australian Politics Study Guides.

School tours take place at 9.00 am, 10.00 am, 11.00 am, 12.00 noon, 2.00 pm and 3.00 pm on non-sitting days.

Tours are also available on sitting days, as follows:

Tuesdays: 9.00 am, 10.00 am, 11.30 am (Question Time), 2.00 pm, 3.00 pm, and 4.00 pm.
Wednesdays and Thursdays: 9.00 am, 10.30 am (Question Time), 2.00 pm, 3.00 pm and 4.00 pm.

As space is limited, bookings for Question Time can only be made for post-primary and adult groups.

The maximum number of students for each tour is 30.

See the Calendar for sitting days and Question Time details.

Parliament Role Plays

Parliament role plays give Year 5, 6 and 7 students the opportunity to act out the various roles in Parliament and pass their own law. This interactive activity takes place in the Legislative Assembly chamber and allows students to experience the law-making process first hand.

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VCE Role Plays

The VCE Role Play is a new program for Year 11 and 12 VCE Legal Studies students, which allows students to gain an understanding of how a law is made by following a scripted role play.

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Metropolitan School Visits

Metropolitan school visits provide an opportunity for students to learn about Parliament from experienced Parliament tour guides in their own classroom — available to students in years 5, 6 and 7 and VCE.
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To check for available tour times see the Booking Availability.

For school tour, role play and information talk bookings, contact the Tour Booking Office:

Ph: +61 3 9651 8568

School tours last for approximately one hour and all role plays and Metroplitan School Visits last for approximately 1.5 hours. All tours, role plays and talks are free of charge.