Exclusive tour of UNESCO headquarters

Les coulisses de l'UNESCO
© Michel Ravassard, UNESCO

Parisiennement Vôtre gives you exclusive access to the headquarters of one of the most prestigious international organizations: UNESCO.

Whether you are interested in the missions of UNESCO, keen on art and architecture, or simply want to know how this organization works in the service of peace, this guided tour unusual in the heart of Paris will arouse your curiosity and inspire you.


The story

Located in the seventh arrondissement of Paris, near the Champ-de-Mars and the Eiffel Tower, the Maison de l’UNESCO has housed the headquarters of the specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) since 1958. of modern architecture, it is the fruit of the collaboration between several emblematic figures of the twentieth century, including the three architects: Bernard Zehrfuss, Marcel Breuer and Pier Luigi Nervi.

The program

This guided tour, which has as its common thread the actions and impact of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, will allow you to discover how it works and the values it upholds. Accompanied by your tour guide, you will cross the emblematic spaces of the establishment, such as its impressive conference rooms, its concrete corridors, the only Japanese garden in Paris or the meditation space designed by the famous Japanese architect. Tadao Ando.

This guided tour will also be an opportunity to discover the exceptional works of art housed in UNESCO House: from Miró to Picasso, from Giacometti to Calder, a unique and unsuspected collection of contemporary works of art unfolds along the route.

Informations générales

Access / visit:

  • Mandatory identity document (identity card, passport, driving license). People without an identity document will not be accepted.
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the visit time: passing a security check (airport type) is necessary to access the site. No latecomers will be accepted.
  • No cloakroom / No deposit of pushchairs, luggage, umbrellas.
  • Since UNESCO House is a place of work, access to all spaces cannot be guaranteed on the day of the visit.
  • Photographs: authorized by telephone, prohibited by camera

Informations pratiques

Adresse : UNESCO 7 Pl. de Fontenoy, 75007 Paris

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