Coronavirus: guidelines for visitors 

Coronavirus: guidelines for visitors


The European Parliament has implemented measures to protect visitors and staff in all of its facilities.

Coronavirus: guidelines for visitors


Since the reopening of its visitors’ facilities, the European Parliament has taken a number of precautions to ensure the safety of its visitors and staff, while offering a pleasant visiting experience to citizens. These measures include training staff in hygiene measures, limiting the number of visitors to ensure social distancing, and the regular cleaning of facilities.

The European Parliament is monitoring the situation in real time and will adapt its measures accordingly. Please check this webpage regularly for updates.

What do you need to know before your visit?

  • Some facilities require visitors to book a time slot in advance online.
  • Visitors over the age of 12 must wear a face mask during their visit.  
  • All visitors will go through a temperature check via scanner upon entry. 
  • Hand sanitiser is available in all of the facilities and visitors are encouraged to make use of it throughout their visit.
  • Visitors are asked to respect social distancing guidelines and maintain a distance of at least 1.5m between themselves and other visitors.
  • Visits have a designated path that must be followed. Please note that some elements of the exhibition may be unavailable.

Where can you visit the European Parliament?

The following facilities are currently welcoming visitors. Please follow the links below to find out more information related to your visit and to the specific safety measures in place:


Strasbourg and Bazoches-sur-Guyonne

Update 29/10: Following the decision taken by the Government of the French Republic on 28 October, the European Parliament in Strasbourg (including the Parlamentarium Simone Veil), and Jean Monnet House, will be closed to the public until 1 December.




The European Parliament has received the Brussels Health Safety Label for the measures implemented in its facilities. This label is a regional initiative which recognises venues that comply with current safety measures and is designed to reassure tourists visiting Brussels.



Update 26/10: Following the decision taken by the Government of the Brussels-Capital Region on Saturday 24 October, the Parlamentarium and the House of European History will be closed to the public until 19 November.


Other locations


We look forward to welcoming you soon, however if you are not able to visit in-person, you can still explore some of our online resources

Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation. 

Last updated: 29/10/20

Praktische Informationen