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President Obama speaking in Westminster Hall Tours of the House of Parliament begin in historic Westminster Hall. Barack Obama became the first US President to address MPs and Peers in this famous room – but in which year? Photo by Catherine Babbington. © Houses of Parliament.

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Competition: Follow in Obama’s Footsteps at Westminster
Win family tickets for a tour around the Houses of Parliament

Published on June 20, 2019

Experience a tour of this busy working building with a history going back almost 1,000 years and hear tales of royalty, politicians, protests, trials, fires and much more. Along the way you will see some magnificent art and architecture – from medieval to Victorian to surprisingly contemporary.

Tours include the House of Commons, House of Lords and Westminster Hall. From the steps of Westminster Hall, Barack Obama addressed members of both Houses during a state visit. To win a family ticket to tour the Houses of Parliament, just answer this simple question about President Obama's address.

In what year did Barack Obama address members of both Houses of Parliament in Westminster Hall?

a) 2011
b) 2013
c) 2015

To enter, send your answer, your name and your e-mail address to competitions@theamerican.co.uk with "PARLIAMENT TOUR COMPETITION" in the Subject Line.

Closing Date: July 20

Terms and Conditions:
• The winner will receive four tickets (two adults, two children) for a self-guided tour of the Houses of Parliament using one of the new multimedia guides.
• For a self-guided tour, one child normally goes free with each paying adult.
• Tours are available every Saturday and weekdays throughout August, subject to availability.
• Tours may occasionally have to be changed or cancelled at short notice because of parliamentary business.
• The winner must redeem the tickets by March 31, 2020.
• This prize is not exchangeable for cash.
President Obama in the House of Lords President Obama in the House of Lords – you can follow in his footsteps with a tour of the Houses of Parliament! Photo by Catherine Babbington. © Houses of Parliament.

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