Parliament Buildings, Wellington

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Take a look behind the scenes of New Zealand's political life and learn the history of one of Wellington's most recognizable sights at Parliament Buildings. The landmark complex consists of four buildings, each a monument to a different era and architectural style. With each housing a significant collection of artwork, the buildings are just as impressive on the inside. Free guided tours of the complex are available every hour. In the executive building, known as the Beehive, you'll find a visitor center and gift shop. Those interested in witnessing the parliamentary process firsthand have the option of watching a session from the public gallery. Before you head to Wellington, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Wellington tourist route planner, to make sure you see all that Wellington has to offer, including Parliament Buildings.
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  • The Beehive and the adjacent parliament are a fascinating combination of colonial and modern architecture. The design of the Beehive leaves an impression of a very open and transparent building, which...  more »
  • Couldn't do the tour. You need to book in advance really. Wait was over 1.5 hours and we didn't have the time. Still looks good from outside and people we know that did it like it. Give it a go.  more »
  • Took the morning 1 hour tour, it was great saw all three buildings, took in some great history, had a great tour guide that informed us on how laws are made and governed it was well worth seeing how o...  more »