Leinster House is open Monday to Friday. Members of the public may visit on official business or by guided tour.

Tours cancelled due to coronavirus COVID-19

Tours and other non-essential visits to Leinster House are cancelled from Friday, 13 March due to COVID-19.

This is to protect the welfare of all who work in Leinster House and to keep the Houses of the Oireachtas open for its core legislative business.

Information for visitors

All visitors must enter through the visitors' entrance on Kildare Street beside the National Museum of Archaeology.


  • Bring photo ID, such as a passport or driving licence
  • Arrive at the Kildare Street gate 15 minutes before your appointment or tour
  • Avoid bringing large bags
  • Notify us if you have any special requirements such as disability access


There are two ways to arrange a tour of Leinster House.

You can ask a TD or Senator to sponsor your visit or you can come on a public tour.

Public tours are available on days when the Dáil and Seanad are not sitting. Tours begin at 10.30am, 11.30am, 2.30pm and 3.30pm.

You can book your tour in advance or enquire at the visitors’ entrance 15 minutes before the tour time.

Book a tour

Public tours

Contact us at eventdesk@oireachtas.ie / 01 618 3271 / 01 618 3781

Sponsored tours

Contact your local TD or Senator


  • All tours are free of charge. 
  • Tours last approximately 20 minutes.
  • Maximum 30 people per tour.
  • Photography is not allowed in Leinster House.

People with disabilities

Do you need assistance to access the Houses of the Oireachtas? Contact the access officer, Michael O'Brien.

michael.obrien@oireachtas.ie / +353 (0) 1 618 4556

The access officer is available in accordance with section 26(2) of the Disability Act 2005.

Find us

Leinster House is on Kildare Street in Dublin 2, between the National Library and the National Museum of Archaeology.

All visitors must enter through the visitors’ entrance on Kildare Street.

Leinster House visitors' entrance

Visitors' entrance to Leinster House

Visitor safety and security

Visitor safety and security

Read our policy on conditions of entry to the Leinster House complex.