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Address: 405 East 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10017
Phone Number: 212-963-8687
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Description: Visitors can learn about the UN's peacekeeping and humanitarian efforts by...
Visitors can learn about the UN's peacekeeping and humanitarian efforts by touring the complex, even when it is in session. Important notice: Because of the new public access regulations and limitations starting June 2013, please also note that tour tickets will NOT be sold on premises and a guided tour ticket for visitors is required to enter the UN Headquarters.
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Great informative tour

You need to book this in advance, incredible the amount of people, whilst we were there. Security, as like most buildings in New York was tight, with good reason. The tour was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

You need to book this in advance, incredible the amount of people, whilst we were there. Security, as like most buildings in New York was tight, with good reason. The tour was informative, educational, and gave a real insight to how the UN works, surprising the amount of paper work and people who work there, from the hundreds of translation... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Taking the hour long tour of the United Nations was super! We learned. We saw. We got to experience the "up close and personal" of this amazing world saving institution that works to improve the lives of EVERY person on this planet. It is awe inspiring.

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We booked a tour of the UN. While we got a quick overview of the departments of the UN, the tour was largely a walk about of the various meeting rooms (security council, general assembly, etc). One visit would be enough...

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Our tour of the UN was awesome! We had an excellent guide who was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions. Anyone visiting NYC should Definitely take this tour!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

You need to reserve and pay your visit in advance but it is all worth it. Be sure to be well on time and to bring your passports. The tour is approximatly 45 minutes and you get to see many important assemblyhalls and some beautiful piece of art. There are nice restrooms, a cafe and souvenirshop. The children -10 and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I've been reading a lot of the United Nations since I attended a panel in International Democracy. Since that day I've been hooked in International Politics and Economics, and by consequence I've read a lot about international organizations for social good such as the UN. I'd consider myself a fan of such topics. I got the chance to visit New... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Big shiny building surrounded by fences near the water. I guess it is part of NYC and nice to see. I would not run back to see it again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I didn't make any advance arrangements for a tour and as such there were only limited choices of tour slots available on the day. It's still possible to wander around in the public area on the ground floor, but of course you don't actually get to see much. Still quite interesting, but probably better to be better organised and arrange... More 

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Mitrovica, Kosovo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

It was pleasure having opportunity to visit UN Headquarters at East River! After a regular security check we enter in the area of UN Headquarters.First we saw Golden Globe gift from Italy! Then we enter inside of building! So many sections inside! All people involved to take care after world wide population and their problems! We enter in the big... More 

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Flower Mound, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We booked the United Nations tour online in advance of our trip. When we showed up, the security line was fast and moved quickly. The tour itself was the disappointing part. Online it makes it sound like the tour is 45 minutes to or more. The actual tour was about 25 minutes. It was nice seeing the fvery ew rooms... More 

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Address: Address: 405 East 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10017
Phone Number: 212-963-8687
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown

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