Tours of the Legislative Building are available seven days a week with the exception of Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day, and Good Friday. The tours last approximately 30 minutes and are free of charge.
Summer hours (Victoria Day to Labour Day, May to September):
- Every 30 minutes from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Last tour starts at 4:30 p.m.
Winter hours (September to May):
- Every hour from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Last tour starts at 4:00 p.m.
Tours of the Legislative Building focus on the function, architecture, and history of the building.
Visitors are accommodated on a first come, first served basis, with a maximum capacity of 15 people at a time. For a group tour of 10 or more (max. 15 people), please book ahead. All visitors to the Legislative Building are screened by security before entering, and bags and liquids are not permitted.
We offer walk-in French tours at 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. For a group tour of 10 or more (max. 15 people), you can book ahead for any time of day. // Les visites en français sont disponibles à 10h et à 15h, du lundi au vendredi. Venez nous voir sans réservation! Pour un groupe de 10 ou plus (max. 15 personnes), vous pouvez réserver à l'avance pour toute heure de la journée.
For those visiting the Legislative Building, parking restrictions may apply.
On weekdays, visitors enter through the Legislative Building’s main front doors. On weekends and holidays, visitors enter through the Prince of Wales door, which is immediately west of the main entrance.
Photographs of the building are permitted on tour except in the Chamber if the Assembly is sitting. Video recording and the use of selfie sticks or tripods are not permitted.
NEW: Architecture Tour
The outdoor tour is self-guided, and provides a wonderful way to discover points of historical interest on the grounds near the Legislative Building. Every point on this tour is within sight of the building, and the tour is typically completed within 45 minutes.
Photos in the Legislative Building
Special occasion photography (e.g., weddings, graduations, etc.) is not allowed in the Legislative Building. You can take photos on the grounds around the building and throughout Wascana Park. Any photography on the steps of the building may not obstruct the entrances.
You can take photos of the building while on a guided tour, except in the Chamber if the Assembly is sitting. Video recording and the use of selfie sticks or tripods are not permitted.
Individuals with Disabilities
The Prince of Wales entrance is a barrier-free door at the front of the building. Tours are fully accessible and we have wheelchairs available for visitors who need one. We are currently unable to offer assisted listening devices to the public. You can book a tour in advance and inform us of any special requirements you may have.
Consult our resources for teachers and book a visit for students to observe the Assembly and tour the Legislative Building.
As you enter the Legislative Building, you will be greeted by a security officer. All visitors who want to attend a legislative sitting, or visit the library or cafeteria are required to register at the security kiosk. You must provide a piece of photo identification, such as a driver's license. You will be given a visitor's pass to wear at all times when you're in the building and return to security as you leave.