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Guided tour : Palais des Nations.

The secrets of the Palais des Nations.

One hour behind the scenes at one of the biggest world organisations.

The Palais des Nations welcomes 100 000 visitors every year. Discover the Human Rights Room, the Salle des Pas Perdus, the Assembly Hall, the Council Chamber, a film on the UN's activities and objectives and donations from different countries to the institution. The guides will talk about current UN activities and the history of the Palais des Nations.



Monday to Friday from January to 31st March, then 1st October to December;
and Monday to Saturday from 1st April to 30th of September

Tours as follows
Mornings: 10 am to 12 noon (tours start at 10.30 am and 12 noon)
Afternoons: 2 pm to 4 pm (tours start at 2.30 pm and 4 pm)

Open for the following official holidays in 2019
19 April Good Friday
22 April Easter Monday
30 May Ascension Day
10 June Whit Monday
1 August Swiss National Day
5 September Jeûne Genevois

15 CHF
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Price & conditions

Tours of the Palais des Nations continue during the renovation of the Palais des Nations.
The Visitors’ Service is currently taking group reservations but not able to welcome individual visitors for the time being.

You can find all information here and book your visit online.

Tour route and schedule may be affected by the meetings which take place throughout at the Palais des Nations. Some rooms may therefore not be accessible without prior notice.

For security reasons, visitors should not be carrying luggage or large bags.


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Telephone: +41 22 917 48 96