United Nations Headquarters, New York City

Most of the important functions of the United Nations are coordinated at United Nations Headquarters. Considered to be international ground, the complex includes the buildings of Secretariat, General Assembly, Library, and Conferences. See some of the main council chambers of the United Nations, and learn about the ways it deals with issues such as disarmament, peace and security, and human rights. Visit the postal counter where you can buy stamps that can only be mailed from the United Nations. The site also has a bookstore and shop where you'll find traditional handicrafts, gifts, and accessories. In order to be eligible for a tour, you need to purchase a ticket in advance online. Arrange your visit to United Nations Headquarters and discover more family-friendly attractions in New York City using our New York City trip itinerary maker website .
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  • First time visiting UN headquarter. It's beautiful , and open outside of the building once you get through the gate after security check. The open space is a big contrast to the outside streets that l...  more »
  • The tour is great and fully recommended, but organisation to clear security is non existent and meant a 30 minute line on the street with no shade, in 100 degrees . No reason for it at all, such a pit...  more »
  • Come back after many years at the UN headquarters was living a special moment. As a child I saw in the UN the seat of Government in the world but then you realize that is not so and is only hoped that it will become in the future. In one hour guided tour allows you to see the halls of major Bodies and some of the most beautiful gifts received from various countries. A brief description of the activities and ongoing missions. A visit that allows to understand the effort that there is more to do.
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