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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  • The main draw is seeing the General Assembly Hall. We got lucky that there was a live UN meeting in one of the smaller meeting halls and we got a brief walkthrough to observe. The briefing about the U...  more »
  • Hadn’t been on this tour in 50 years, so was looking forward to coming back with the kids. The U.N. is still well worth a visit, as it turns out. I’m fairly up on current affairs and still learned a l...  more »
  • I highly recommend this visit for everyone. The groups are small and the tours are not too long. They show you the most important rooms, usage & history. I could have personally stayed there all day i...  more »

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