Sessions House

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The second official House of Assembly, it is also the current. Built in 1826 due to the the capital being changed to Hamilton, the Session House has since then been the seat of the government of Bermuda.

What to Expect

Feel free to tour the Session House during the open hours and gain an understanding of how governance on this island works.

Visitors to the Session House should be able to easily spot it, as it looks very similar to a scaled down version of the famous Session House in London, with a New World Twist.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Sessions House may choose to book their trip in downtown Hamilton, as those staying in this part of Bermuda will have convenient access to the historical site throughout their trip. Even though the region isn't a massive tourist destination, you'll nevertheless find a fair number of accommodations to choose from.

Hotels near Sessions House
Hotel Type Distance Direction
The Oxford House Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.6 km) W
Little Pomander Guest House Guest house 0.5 mi. (1.6 km) E
Erith Guest House Hotel 0.5 mi. (1.7 km) ESE
Rosemont Apartments Hotel 0.6 mi. (0.7 km) W
Rosedon Hotel Hotel 0.6 mi. (0.8 km) W
Edgehill Manor Guest House Guest house 0.6 mi. (0.6 km) W
Royal Palms Hotel Hotel 0.6 mi. (0.5 km) W

Location and What's Nearby

There are plenty of eateries to select from in the community immediately near Sessions House. The closest eatery is Maria's Ristorante, which serves Italian food. Also near Sessions House you'll come across options like Yashi Sushi Bar and The Dog House where you should eat some American dishes and enjoy the local foods and culture of Bermuda.


Operating Hours

The Session House is open to the public on Mondays only.


For price of admission, call Sessions House before your visit to find out how much they charge, or if they do at all.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (441) 292-7408 Or (441) 292-1350

Location: 21 Parliament Street, downtown Hamilton, Bermuda


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