Legislative Assembly of the NWT

Yellowknife is home to the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, the central seat of government in the NWT. The Legislative Assembly building, which first opened in November 1993, was specifically designed to reflect the landscape of the Northwest Territories while highlighting the openness of its unique consensus style of government.

The Great Hall of the Legislative Assembly is open to the public 362 days of the year. Visitors to the building are welcome to join an award winning guided tour or take an audio tour. Also, stop by the Epic Grill, the Legislative Assembly’s café, during your visit.

Hours of Operation:

Weekdays: 7 am – 6 pm
Weekends 8 am – 6 pm

Tour Schedule

September 1 to May 31 - Weekdays at 10:30 am

June 1 to August 31

Weekdays - 10:30 am, 1:30 pm, and 3:30 pm
Sundays - 1:30 pm

Audio Tours: Self-guided audio tours are available during regular business hours in the official languages of the NWT and in Japanese

For more information, please contact the Legislative Assembly’s Public Affairs and Communications Advisor at (867)-767-9130 ext. 12017 or toll free at 1-800-661-0784

Contact Name: 
Barbara Abramchuk


867-767-9130 extension 12017