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Riigikogu is open to the public. You are welcome to follow Riigikogu sittings or see art exhibitions in various locations around Toompea Castle. Register for guided tours to see Toompea Castle and learn about the work of the Riigikogu. In addition to this, the anniversary of the Constituent Assembly is celebrated every year with an Open House.

What will be discussed at the Riigikogu sitting today? What are the pro and con arguments by the coalition and the opposition, respectively? You are welcome to attend the sittings of the Riigikogu, which you can follow from the visitors’ gallery. You do not have to pre-register for that.

You can also follow the sittings of the Riigikogu live over the internet on the Riigikogu home page.

Question Time

On Wednesdays, you can follow the 12 a.m. Question Time where three Ministers answer the questions of MPs. The Question Time takes place before the plenary sitting on Wednesday. There is no Question Time during the week of recess.

Public committee meetings

If a committee declares a meeting public, you are also welcome to attend it in Toompea Castle. We announce the public committee meetings via the agenda and the social media.

Visitor information

Tour guide Archibald-Stiwan Kald is introducing work of the Riigikogu to visitors

To visit Riigikogu sittings, please come to the left-hand foyer of Toompea Castle and ask the receptionist.

You have to register first for tours of the Riigikogu. Tours start from the right-hand foyer of the Castle.

You need to present a valid photo identification document to gain entry: ID-card, passport, driver’s licence or student card.


  • Guided tour at Riigikogu building

    Tours and tour guides

    Toompea Castle is open to the public. We have professional tour guides who will introduce…
  • Art space and exhibitions

    Art space and exhibitions

    Estonian art is exhibited in several rooms of Toompea Castle. Since 2001, the Exhibition Hall…
  • Stairs in Riigikogu building

    Open House Day

    On 23 April 1919, the first representative body elected by the people – the Constituent…
  • Parliament’s reading room

    Visiting parliament’s reading room

    The reading room stocks publications on fields related to legislation and governance, as well as…
  • Parliament shop

    Parliament Shop

    The Parliament Shop offers souvenirs with the symbols of the Riigikogu, products related to national…


Last updated: 16.10.2019