Take a guided tour of the United Nations HQ! Enter the international territory and explore the UN’s buildings where real history is made. See special art exhibitions on social issues and learn about the global initiatives for human rights and peace.

  • Take a tour of the United Nations HQ with a Licensed Guide
  • See the General Assembly Hall and other important chambers
  • Enjoy special exhibitions on human rights, social issues and peace
  • Learn about the history and work of the UN and its member countries
  • Discover the secrets of international diplomacy

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  • 2 Hours
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  • Live GuideEnglish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Polish
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This United Nations Headquarters tour is a unique opportunity to learn about the important but complex work carried out by the UN and its member countries. Explore the UN buildings located in the heart of New York City with an Official Licensed Guide and gain a better understanding of social issues, human rights, and world peace.

The 2-hour option includes advance tickets for a guided tour of the UN HQ. Upon entering the international territory between 46th Street and 1st Avenue, you will head to the UN Visitor Center to meet your Licensed Guide. During the tour, you will visit the famous General Assembly Hall, Security Council Chambers, and other relevant meeting rooms and chambers. Discover what goes on behind-the-scenes during the meetings of the UN’s 193 member countries and learn in depth about the UN history and work.

You can also spend some time exploring the Visitors Lobby, which features photographic and multimedia displays on global social issues, the refugee crisis, humanitarian action, climate action, sustainable development and other important topics. There will also be free pamphlets and other materials on the UN work available for you to pick up.

  • Private Tour of the United Nations Headquarters
  • A Licensed Guide who speaks fluently in your chosen language
  • Advance tickets for a guided tour of the UN buildings
  • Lots of information about the UN, its history and work
  • Commentary on international diplomacy, important social issues and solutions

Important information

Meeting point

please check in at the United Nations Headquarters Visitor Check-in Office, 801 1st Ave, New York, NY 10017, United States Open in Google Maps

Important information

What you should know

  • Please check your email the day before the tour to receive important information.
  • Please note that due to high-level meetings of Heads of State and Government, and delegations, United Nations Headquarters and Chambers may sometimes close to the public on very short notice.
  • All visitors must first report to the Visitors Check-in Office, located across the street from the UN, proceed to the security screening, then check-in for your tour at the Cashier’s Desk, located at the back of the Visitors Lobby.
  • Please bring your national I.D. or passport with you.