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The United Nations will be closed to visitors from 18-29 September 2017 due to the 72nd General Assembly's Debate at UNHQ. Tours will resume on 2 October 2017 (subject to change).

Guided tours are only offered on weekdays.  However, the UN Visitors Lobby with exhibits and UN Visitor Centre with UN Post Office and shops, is open on weekends, except in January and February.

  • Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 4:45 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:45 pm. 
  • All visitors must exit the building by 5:30pm

Official holidays: United Nations Headquarters is closed on the following days:

Year 2017
2 January New Year's Day (observed)
20 February President's Day (The UN is open but guided tours are suspended)
14 April Good Friday
29 May Memorial Day
26 June Eid al-Fitr
4 July Independence Day
31 August Eid al-Adha
4 September Labour Day
23 November Thanksgiving Day
25 December Christmas Day