United Nations Headquarters
1st Ave, New York, (while in renovations from 1 June 2013 find it on 43rd St and 1st Ave)
Fancy an insight into world politics? Take a tour around the official world headquarters visitors center of the United Nations and you can get to see behind-the-scenes of how this global organization operates. Open every day, you can also find impressive free visual art exhibitions spanning an array of important global humanitarian and environmental issues. Lectures are also offered to groups by their Speakers Bureau on current peace and development issues. Drop in at the UNICEF Gift Shop to support the amazing work this organization does by purchasing unique greeting cards and hand-crafted items from around the world. This is an educational and enriching experience for the whole family.