Visit the United Nations

About the Visitors Service

Visiting the United Nations in Vienna offers a unique opportunity to gain an insight into the work of international governmental organisations. We are the global centre for issues ranging from nuclear technology and disarmament to space satellites  and combating  transnational organized crime, to name a few. Every year multilingual guides from around the world show 50,000 people around the Vienna International Centre and introduce them to the work of the UN organizations based in Vienna. You will have a chance to see our latest exhibitions, hear the latest on the challenges facing the United Nations and see conference rooms where everything happens.

We offer a range of different tours and activities for everyone according to their knowledge of the United Nations and personal wishes. We have tours for schools, organised groups and individuals. Children between the ages of six and 13 are welcome to take part in our Ferienspiel programme, while pupils and students will enjoy our interactive human rights tour or a general guided tour.

Our guides come from all around the world and represent the linguistic and geographical diversity of the United Nations themselves. They speak: Arabic, Chinese, Czech, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Slovene and Spanish. Individual tours are offered in English and German. All other tours and lectures can be in other languages too depending on the availability of the guide.