Visit and Learning

The Northern Ireland Assembly sits in Parliament Buildings and is open to all members of the public between 9.00am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday. You can attend debates and watch committee meetings or tour Parliament Buildings. Please check our business diary for further information.

The Assembly also provides business, the community and voluntary sector, youth organisations and delegations from across the world with the opportunity to engage and learn more about the legislature.

You can find further information below.

Members' Dining Room

The Members' Dining Room is open to the public all year round between Monday - Friday, 12pm-2:30pm.

Public Tours

Take one of our tours which gives you the chance to have a good look around the ‘House on the Hill’ where your MLAs debate important issues, or walk around the beautiful grounds of Stormont Estate!

Public Tours operate at 11:00am and 2pm between Monday - Friday.

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Did you know that there are approximately 600 events held annually in Parliament Buildings?

Types of events range from Report launches, Charity Fundraisers, Dinners, Receptions and Concerts.

For more information on how you can organise an event click here.

Events in Parliament Buildings and its Grounds Policy (2019)

Assembly Education Service

Our Education Service provides educational programmes and resources to support teaching and learning about the Assembly and encourages the participation of young people in the democratic process. They have their own dedicated website

Connecting With Community

Assembly Community Connect works to enhance connections between the Assembly and the Community and Voluntary sector through education and outreach. Find out more...

Connecting With Business

Business outreach promotes the exchange of knowledge and information between, local businesses and parliamentarians in Northern Ireland, Westminster and Europe. Find out more...

Connecting Internationally

Parliamentary Outreach develops tailor-made programmes to meet the needs of the many delegations requesting visits to the Northern Ireland Assembly. Find out more...

Find MLAs


Locate MLAs


News and Media Centre


Read press releases, watch live and archived video

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Follow the Assembly


Keep up-to-date with the Assembly

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