Plan Your Visit

Rich and Dynamic Experiences Await at the Alberta Legislature

Rich and varied experiences await at the Alberta Legislature.


Discover iconic architecture, the excitement of live parliamentary debate, the political story of our province and engaging educational programming against the backdrop of the lush and inviting Legislature Grounds. Plan to visit today.

Visitor Safety Protocols Regarding COVID-19

The safety of Members, staff and visitors is a top priority for the Legislative Assembly. Please read the visitor safety protocols prior to visiting. 

Visitor Safety Protocols

The Alberta Legislature Building

Take a free guided tour of the Alberta Legislature to experience Alberta's political history as told by a Heritage Interpreter.

The health and safety of Members, staff and visitors remains the Legislative Assembly's top priority. To keep visitors safe while onsite, enhanced safety precaution are in place. This includes booking an online reservation to take a tour. 

TOURS

Find Your MLA

Experience the excitement of live debate from the public gallery, arguably one of the best seats in the House.

Refer to the Assembly Calendar or AssemblyOnline to find out when the Assembly is sitting. Note that session dates are subject to change. Gallery seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve a seat please contact an MLA.

When Visiting the Alberta Legislature

Please note that shoes are required; casual apparel is appropriate and public washrooms are available. 

accessible by wheelchair

Visitors with strollers, wheelchairs and those with mobility restrictions access the building through the ground level west entrance located off 107 street.

assistance for the hearing Impaired

Hearing-assistive devices are available on request in the public galleries during session.

Security Screening

Visitors to the Alberta Legislature undergo security screening upon entry.

Service animals are permitted

Service animals are permitted if they have passed an assessment from one of Alberta's approved service dog providers and their handler provides a service dog identification card. All other animals are restricted.

Watch the Assembly

Live and archived streams of House and Committee proceedings.

Watch the Legislative Assembly of Alberta and its committees in action, live or at your convenience.

Get to Know the Assembly

The Majestic Alberta Legislature

Situated on the high bank of the North Saskatchewan River, the Alberta Legislature is the centre of democracy in the province of Alberta and the jewel of downtown Edmonton.

Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre

Discover the engaging educational programming at the Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre.

Featuring the Agora Interpretive Centre, Pehonan Theatre, Borealis Gallery and the Capital Gifts shop, the Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre is located on the main floor of the Edmonton Federal Building. 

VISITOR CENTRE

accessible by wheelchair

The Edmonton Federal Building is wheelchair and stroller accessible. Guests will need to visit the security desk for elevator access to second floor events.

use west entrance

The entrance to the Edmonton Federal Building and the Visitor Centre is located on the west side of the building, facing Capital Plaza.

onsite bank machine

There is a bank machine in the Edmonton Federal Building and the Alberta Legislature.

 

Booking the Venues

The Legislative Assembly Office manages venues on the concourse and second floor of the Edmonton Federal Building. This includes spacious banquet spaces, reception rooms, meeting rooms and committee rooms that are available for booking by Government of Alberta and not-for-profit organizations.

Venues

The Government of Alberta manages spaces on the 11th floor. These are available for booking by Alberta-registered not-for-profit organizations requiring meeting-space rentals. Book This Space

Legislature Grounds

The Alberta Legislature Grounds are a gem.

Enjoy the gardens and the mist of the fountains in the warmer months. Skate under the seasonal lights during the winter. Discover cultural monuments located throughout the grounds all year long. There is something for every visitor to see and experience on the Alberta Legislature Grounds. 

 

Booking the Grounds

The Alberta Legislature grounds are a provincial landmark for all to enjoy. The outdoor space is available for booking by Alberta-registered charitable or not-for-profit organizations through Alberta Infrastructure.


Booking Request

grounds amenities

Public washrooms and a water fountain are located on the Legislature Grounds.

the grounds span more than 57 acres

The Legislature campus comprises more than 57 acres of land, spanning four city blocks from Capital Plaza to the south lawn.

Events and Activities on the Grounds

Public Events

Free, public events run year-round at the Legislature.

Visiting the Grounds

Thinking of visiting the Legislature Grounds? Why not make it a scavenger hunt?

Hours

Hours of Operation

SUMMER HOURSWINTER HOURS
May 17 to September 7September 8 to May 16
Wednesday to Sunday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (plus Monday, September 7)
Wednesday to Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday noon to 5 p.m.

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday. Hours may vary on Canada Day and Family Day. Hours are subject to change.

Contact

Parliamentary Programs

E-mail: visitorinfo@assembly.ab.ca

Call: 780.427.7362

Grounds Map

Your guide to navigating the Legislature grounds.