Welcome to New South Wales Parliament

Experience the living history of New South Wales Parliament, Australia’s oldest Parliament.

Historically, hosting events at Parliament was a privilege reserved for members of Parliament, visiting dignitaries, consulate representatives and members of the Royal family.

Today, the doors are open to all.

Functions & Events

This historic venue is full of hidden surprises, from beautiful garden views of the Domain, to heritage rooms dating back to 1816 and contemporary event spaces that can host up-to 800 people.

Strangers’ Restaurant

The elegant Strangers’ Restaurant overlooking the beautiful the Domain provides a rare opportunity to experience fine dining at Parliament.

Monday to Friday 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm on non-sitting days.

Book now

High Tea

Held every Friday in the Strangers’ Restaurant.

Every Friday 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Public Cafe and Gift Shop

Quality souvenirs of New South Wales Parliament.

Monday to Friday 9:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Post Office

Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.


Take a walk through time, explore the Parliament and witness where history is made.

Tours are held every Monday and Friday and are subject to availability and size limitations. To book, please contact the Legislative Assembly team on 02 9230 3444.

Art Exhibitions

Explore the magnificent art collection located within the Fountain Court.

Open Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

How Parliament works

Learn how our modern Parliament works visit www.parliament.nsw.gov.au

History of Parliament

Learn about the history of NSW Parliament with our short introductory video.