Visit the United Nations in Vienna

Are you curious about what the UN is doing to make a better world? Would you like to find out more about how the UN made its home in Vienna, one of the four global UN headquarters? Are you an engaged citizen wondering how we can achieve the Sustainable Development Goals?

Get a glimpse of how more than 190 nations work together to promote peace, sustainable development and human rights across the globe. Visit the Vienna International Centre (VIC), also known as 'UNO City', for a unique opportunity to experience the United Nations.

 

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Important information

When visiting the VIC, please bear in mind the following:

  • You will have to pass a security check. Please do not forget to bring a valid official identification document (national ID card, passport or driving licence; a paper copy or a photo of the ID is not acceptable).
  • As the security check might get busy, we recommend you to be at the VIC at least 15 minutes before the scheduled starting time of the tour.
  • For security reasons the Visitors Service cannot take responsibility for your luggage at the VIC and it is not possible to store it while on the tour.
  • Payment is in cash only, so please bring it with you.
  • The Visitors Service is closed on the official UN Holidays and during the first two weeks of the year (31 December 2018 - 13 January 2019).

How to reach the VIC

The Vienna International Centre (VIC) is located in Vienna's Donaustadt area across the Danube from the city centre, just a seven-minute trip by U-Bahn underground train from Stephansplatz.

The street address is Wagramer Strasse 5, 1220 Vienna, Austria, with the Visitors Entrance located right next to the "Kaisermühlen/Vienna International Centre" U-Bahn stop.

We recommend the use of public transportation.

  • By U-Bahn
    From Vienna city centre, take the red U1 underground line in the direction Leopoldau. Get off at the stop "Kaisermühlen/Vienna International Centre". Exit at the front of the train and proceed to the VIC main entrance (Gate 1) directly next to the U-Bahn station.
    Plan your journey

  • By bus
    Buses may stop in the side street of Wagramer Straße 5 for the duration of the guided tour.
  • By car
    Limited private car parking is available for a fee at the Austria Centre.

What our visitors say

"Wonderful guided tour, wonderful service! We would love to visit again!"
Teacher (Austria)

"Was a very engaging tour, many interesting details. Thank you very much for it : )"
Two tourists (Switzerland)

"Everything was excellent. I really enjoyed this magnificent excursion."
Student (Ukraine)

"The guide provided very good information and struck the right tone for our school group."
Teacher (Germany)

"The guide was perfect"
Student (France)

"We loved the art work. We might like to do an art tour next time. Our tour guide was excellent."
Tourist (Australia)

"Tour was very informative. Very nice guide. Thank you!"
Vienna resident

"Tour was AMAZING. Thank you!"
Tourist (USA)

"Everything as one would wish for. Thank you."
Diplomat (Iran)

 

 


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