The Northern Ireland Assembly was dissolved at 00:01 on Thursday 26 January, 2017. The elections will take place on Thursday 2 March, 2017.

Visit the Northern Ireland Assembly

The Northern Ireland Assembly sits in Parliament Buildings and is open to all members of the public. You can attend debates and watch committee hearings or tour Parliament Buildings.

If you are planning visit here is some information you may find useful.

Members' Dining Room

The Members' Dining Room will be open to the public for morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea from Monday 30 January - Friday 03 March 2017.

What can I do when I visit?

Parliament Buildings is open to the public between 9.00am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday. Visitors are welcome to attend Assembly debates and Committee Meetings. Please check our business diary for further information.

Visitors may also take a tour, relax in our gift & coffee shop and enjoy a walk around Stormont Estate which is a public park


Take one of our tours which gives you the chance to have 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 (2016)

How do I get to Parliament Buildings?

Parliament Buildings is situated in Stormont Estate which is on the east side of Belfast, on the Upper Newtownards Road (A20). You can travel to the estate by car or by bus.
On arrival you will be required to pass through a security facility. Find out more...

Parliament Buildings & Stormont Estate

Watch our video to find out more about what you can expect to find when you visit Parliament Buildings.

Online Tour

Take our online tour which shows you the Assembly Chamber and the Great Hall.

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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