Welcome! Vis­it­ing the Bun­desrat

Foto: Besuchergruppe in der Wandelhalle

© Bundesrat

More than 60,000 people visit the Bundesrat every year. During such visits, they learn about the many aspects of this constitutional body’s work, and have an opportunity to experience the Bundesrat building’s striking architecture at first hand. The Visitor Service offers various formats for a visit, including attending a plenary session and guided tours of the building in various languages. Please do contact us if you would like to organise a visit.

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Information session with guided tour of the Bundesrat building


  • Guided tour of the building including the plenary chamber
  • Lecture explaining the role, working methods and composition of the Bundesrat
  • Discussion as appropriate

Length of visit: c. 60 minutes.

On request, visits in this format can also be organised in English, French, Polish, Russian, Italian and Danish.


Monday to Friday
At 8.30 a.m., 9.45 a.m., 11.45 a.m., 1.45 p.m., 2.30 p.m. and 3.45 p.m.

No information visits are organised on the following dates:

  • during plenary sessions
  • on national public holidays,
  • from 19th December 2016 to 8th January 2017,
  • from 14th to 17th March 2017,
  • from 21th to 23th March 2017,
  • from 31th July to 27th August 2017,
  • from 7th to 10th November 2017,
  • from 13th to 15th November 2017,
  • vrom 28th November to 1th December 2017
  • from 25th December 2017 to 5th January 2018.

Number of participants

Groups should comprise at least 10 and at most 50 participants.

Book a visit

A date and time must be arranged with the Bundesrat Visitor Service well in advance of the planned visit. Please use the online form to book a visit.

Contact visitor service

- Visitor Service -

11055 Berlin

workPhone:  +49 (0)30 18 9100-179, -180, -181 faxFax:  +49 (0)30 18 9100-188