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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...more
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The visitors center does not have much to offer. I visited there on a Saturday afternoon. First you are stopped at the gate and asked to register at an office across the street. There you have to show an ID and get a badge. Then...More
Maybe all the lip service they paid to women’s equality send a mixed message when they fill their lobby with young ladies in national dress to be photographed with lecherous old men. The hiroshima exhibit is worth all the trouble you have to go through...More
This was one of those attractions that I never had time to visit on prior short trips to NYC. This time we were there for eight days and were able to easily schedule the UN tour. It was well-run and I feel like we got...More
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 UN was dull. The exhibits were not...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 lot from our friendly and...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 it was so nice.
This was one of the highlights of my trip to New York. I had missed the UN building on previous visits, but decided to visit this time. There is airport style security, so follow the rules on that. Once inside it's a mini version of...More
Didn't know what to expect, but after taking on board advice from fellow travelers to visit the UN, I did. It was well worth it. You realise the power and influence the UN has, to do many great things. The tours, which I recommended, take...More