Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions
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Guided tours of the Danish Parliament are offered in Danish and English.

There is no charge for visiting the Danish Parliament.

Yes. You can join a guided tour of the Danish Parliament with an English-speaking guide, on your own or with a small group. Guided tours are offered on Sundays and public holidays, and during the summer, tours are also available Monday through Friday.

You can book a tour of the Danish Parliament with an English-speaking guide for a large group on weekdays and Saturdays.

You can book a group guided tour by calling or sending an e-mail to the Danish Parliament's Visitors' Service. Guided tours of the Danish Parliament are very popular, so it is advisable to book well in advance.

Yes. You can join a guided tour of the Danish Parliament with a small group on Sundays and public holidays. However, please note that guided tours are less suited for children younger than 12 years old.

Yes. Prams and pushchairs can be left at the Visitors' Entrance during a guided tour.

Yes. The parliamentary year begins on the first Tuesday in October with an opening speech in the Chamber. A small number of tickets are available for the opening speech and are handed out from 7 a.m. on the day of the opening. Tickets cannot be booked in advance.

Yes. Please contact the committee holding the consultation that you wish to attend. You will find contact information for the individual committees.

Yes. You can watch debates in the Chamber from the Visitors' Gallery on your own or with a group. Please ring the bell at the Visitors' Entrance and ask a Parliament Officer whether there are vacant seats.

Guided tours of the Danish Parliament are offered in Danish and English.

You may take a bottle of water on a guided tour, but not into the Chamber.

No. The Danish Parliament's restaurant is not for visitors. An option for lunch or dinner very close to the parliament is the restaurant in the Tower of Christiansborg Palace. Please note that the restaurant is very popular so it is a good idea to book a table in advance.

Filming and photography are permitted in some but not all areas of the Danish Parliament. Please check with your guide prior to taking photographs.

Yes. Lockers are available for storage of small bags.

No. For safety reasons, the paternoster, as this type of lift is called, may only be used by Members of Parliament and employees.

The Danish Parliament's Visitors' Service

Telephone +45 3337 3221
Weekdays from 8.30 am - 3.00 pm