Inside Tynwald

Type:Cultural Tour

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Inside Tynwald


The Isle of Man's parliament, Tynwald, is the oldest continuous parliament in the world and continues to debate and pass the Island's laws today. The branches sit weekly and Tynwald sits once a month.

Scheduled tours are held every Monday at 2pm and every Friday at 10am. Tours are free of charge and will last approximately 1 hour. Tours start from inside the Library where there is also a small gift shop and exhibition area.

Guide Prices

There is no charge for scheduled tours.



  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - Please notify the tour guide beforehand so access to all areas can be accommodated.
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - Disabled parking is available nearby. If notice is given, a pass can be provided for parking in the layby outside of the entrance to Legislative Buildings depending on events and availability.
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Leisure Facilities

  • Shop

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking available
  • Parking (free) - Street disc parking is available on Finch Road and surrounding areas.

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted - There is no charge for scheduled tours. Private tours can be accommodated outside of the scheduled tour times. Please call to book.
  • Max group size - There is no charge for scheduled tours. Large groups can be accommodated outside. Please call to book a group larger than 20 people.
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times - There is no charge for scheduled tours. Private tours can be accommodated outside of the normal opening times. A charge may be incurred. Please call for further details.

Provider Facilities

  • Accept coach parties
  • Conference facilities - Please call 685500 for further details
  • Group Friendly
  • Some areas accessible to disabled visitors

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor activity

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Individuals

Venue Facilities

  • WiFi Available
Legislative Buildings, Finch Road, Douglas, IM1 3PW
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Tel01624 685520

Opening Times

Scheduled tours are held every Monday at 2pm and every Friday at 10am (1 Jan 2011 - 31 Dec 2020)

* Legislative Buildings are open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday excluding Bank Holidays.
Scheduled tours are held every Monday at 2pm and every Friday at 10am. Sittings can be watched from the public gallery, please see the scheduled sitting dates.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Legislative Buildings are located on Finch Road in Douglas.

There is 2 hour disc parking close to the buildings.

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