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Visit the European Parliament

Come and be part of it!
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The European Parliament is based in Strasbourg, Luxembourg and Brussels. Most of the plenary sessions are held in Strasbourg, although the Members of the European Parliament have their main offices in Brussels, while Luxembourg hosts parts of the administration.

Visiting the European Parliament is a great way to find out about its work as the voice of European Union citizens, and about the impact it makes across both Europe and the world.

There is plenty to see and do in Brussels, be it visiting the hemicycle or exploring the cutting-edge Parlamentarium, experiencing the Role Play Game or discovering the past in the much-anticipated House of European History. These activities are designed to showcase and explain how the European Parliament works, where it came from and what it does for European Union citizens. They are all completely free of charge, and nearly all are available in each of the EU’s 24 official languages.

It’s also possible to visit the hemicycle in Strasbourg, which is where most of the plenary sessions are held and where the Euroscola programme for schools is based. A trip to the nearby Alsace Moselle Memorial in Schirmeck is an excellent complement to a trip to the European Parliament.

In Luxembourg, you can discover the European Parliament’s first purpose-built hemicycle and other buildings.



Find out what's going on at the European Parliament!

THE NEXT GENERATION OF EXHIBITS Brussels - 24-09-2016 - 05-10-2016

Stop by the Parlamentarium from 24 September to 5 October to see the results of EuroVisions - Museums Exhibiting Europe’s scenography contest. Young people from all creative disciplines were invited to design exhibitions that challenge perceptions of an object and its place in Europe. See the contest’s website for more details.

NUIT BLANCHE @ EU QUARTER Brussels - 01-10-2016

The EP’s Esplanade will come alive on 1 October as the NUIT BLANCHE festival invades the European quarter. The general public are invited to explore both the area and the theme, ‘borders’.


The President of the European Parliament
Welcome to this website for visitors to the European Parliament.

Be it in Brussels, Strasbourg or Luxembourg, the European Parliament opens its doors to you, offering numerous ways to learn more about its role and work.

In every EU country, the European Parliament also runs an Information Office, where visitors can drop in, find information and ask any questions they may have about how Parliament operates.

Wherever you visit us, I wish you an enjoyable visit to the European Parliament, which is a shared home to 507 million Europeans!
Martin Schulz
President of the European Parliament




Esplanade Solidarność


24/02/2016 - 25/02/2016
27/04/2016 - 28/04/2016
25/05/2016 - 26/05/2016
22/06/2016 - 23/06/2016
30/11/2016 - 01/12/2016
01/02/2017 - 02/02/2017
01/03/2017 - 02/03/2017
26/04/2017 - 27/04/2017
31/05/2017 - 01/06/2017
29/11/2017 - 30/11/2017

Plenary Session


18/01/2016 - 21/01/2016
01/02/2016 - 04/02/2016
07/03/2016 - 10/03/2016
11/04/2016 - 14/04/2016
09/05/2016 - 12/05/2016
06/06/2016 - 09/06/2016
04/07/2016 - 07/07/2016
12/09/2016 - 15/09/2016
03/10/2016 - 06/10/2016
24/10/2016 - 27/10/2016
21/11/2016 - 24/11/2016
12/12/2016 - 15/12/2016
16/01/2017 - 19/01/2017
13/02/2017 - 16/02/2017
13/03/2017 - 16/03/2017
03/04/2017 - 06/04/2017
15/05/2017 - 18/05/2017
12/06/2017 - 15/06/2017
03/07/2017 - 06/07/2017
11/09/2017 - 14/09/2017
02/10/2017 - 05/10/2017
23/10/2017 - 26/10/2017
13/11/2017 - 16/11/2017
11/12/2017 - 14/12/2017

Plenary Session



Information on how to get to the European Parliament’s various premises can be found on the pages for each location.


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