About Us

Exhibitions organized for the general public at UN Headquarters in New York are displayed in the Visitors’ Lobby, which is part of the General Assembly building.

Exhibitions at UN Headquarters, New York

Exhibitions open to the public feature photographic and multimedia displays on important topics on the UN agenda, such as human rights, sustainable development, climate change, children in armed conflict, violence against women, and more.

Our Location

United Nations Headquarters, New York
Visitors’ Lobby
Entrance: 1st Avenue at 46th Street
New York, NY 10017


Admission is free
Monday-Friday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Weekends: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm (closed weekends January and February)
Government-issued photo identification is required for visitors 18 years and older.

Closure for 2018

January 1, March 30, May 28, June 15, July 4, August 21, September 3, November 22 and December 25

UN Online Gallery

UN Exhibits is an online gallery featuring currently on view and previous exhibitions displayed in the United Nations Visitors’ Lobby and in other spaces open to the public at UN Headquarters in New York. UN Exhibits is not an exhaustive online gallery as it does not feature all the displays that were presented at the United Nations. UN Exhibits includes the most informative exhibitions, those that best illustrate a key theme on the UN agenda.

UN Exhibits respects the intellectual property rights of others. For each exhibition in the online gallery, reference to the artists and other copyright owners is clearly stated. All content is copyrighted, and no portion or element of this site or its content may be copied, re-transmitted or sold via any means and all related rights are the exclusive property of the respective artists and organizers, including the United Nations as applicable.