About Saskatchewan Legislative Building, Regina, Canada
Built in 1912, this beaux-arts architecture designed by renowned architects Edward and William Sutherland Maxwell of Montreal, expresses the style of the English Renaissance and Louis XVI of France.
The Governor General of Canada, Earl Grey laid the cornerstone for the Building in 1909 and later inaugurated in 1912 by Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught.
It was named as a National Historic Site of Canada in 2005.
What to do at Saskatchewan Legislative Building?
Attractions & Things to do
This stunning home of the Saskatchewan legislature is truly worth a visit. From the majestic exteriors to the colorful well-maintained gardens, this place is a visual treat.
Be wowed by the building made with Manitoba Tyndall stones, the beautiful settings of the Prince of Wales entrance, the marble columns, the symmetrical grand staircase and the marble rotunda with its decorative designs welcoming natural skylight.
Did you know that this building has 34 different kinds of marble? Do not forget to appreciate the antique table used by the Canada Fathers of Confederation in the library or the assembly rooms with its green carpet and mahogany desks. This is one stately building you wouldn’t want to miss!
While here, check out the bronze statue of Queen Elizabeth on horseback in the front and stay awhile enjoying the gardens & the grounds.
Children can learn about the functions of the Assembly, the rules, learn what it takes to be a MLA or a Speaker and how they are elected, understand how laws are made and many more details on the inner workings of the Government.
Informative tours are provided in English/ French.
The Assembly provides opportunities for school groups to observe the Assembly’s proceedings and meet their MLA.
Photography venues: The Saskatchewan Legislative Building can be booked for a maximum of 2 hours for wedding photography sessions. Sessions must be reserved in advance.
When to visit Saskatchewan Legislative Building?
Saskatchewan Legislative Building Hours
Open 362 days a year with the exception of Good Friday, Christmas day and New Years Day
Daily | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
- 4:30 PM in summer (Victoria Day to Labour Day)
- 4:00 PM in winter (closed 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM)
Groups of 10 or more should book their tour in advance.
Time required to visit:
One hour to an afternoon.
How much to visit Saskatchewan Legislative Building?
Free tours are provided every half hour. Guides and various brochures are available at the visitor services desk.
How to get to Saskatchewan Legislative Building?
Located at 2405 Legislative Drive, the Legislative Building is situated at the shores of the beautiful Wascana Lake.
Free parking available on site.
Accessible by public transport
Wheelchair access available & accessible parking available.