United Nations Headquarters in New York City

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The UN HQ sits on an 18-acre site between 42nd and 48th Streets, and between First Avenue and the East River. It is noted for its gardens and outdoor sculpture. There is a charge for the tours of the General Assembly and Secretariat but you can visit the Visitor's Lobby for free (although you do have to pass through a security checkpoint). There are two levels to the lobby area which includes a gallery, a gift shop, and a bookshop. If just visiting the lobby, don't join any queues once you're in
Price: Free; guided tours $11.50 adults, $8.50 seniors, $7.50 students, $6.50 children (6-14)
Address: 1st Ave at 46th St
Directions: No parking available; take public transport to Grand Central Station then walk, or take the M15 bus up 1st Ave or down 2nd Ave
Url: http://un.org

Source wikitravel.org/en/Manhattan/Midtown