Guided tour

Behind-the-scenes tour of UNESCO in Paris

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5.0 (4 reviews)

Paris 7th district (75)

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Up to 30 people

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Activity description :

Discover the Maison de l'UNESCO, home to the headquarters of the specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) since 1958. The building's distinctive architecture gives character to this remarkable space, located in the heart of Paris in the 7th arrondissement.

Your visit: behind the scenes at UNESCO

Guided tour - 1h30 - Indoors

During this tour, you'll discover the missions, projects and impact of the UN agency, and have the chance to wander through UNESCO's impressive spaces. From the conference rooms, to the square with the symbolic globe, to the concrete walkways and corridors, you'll be in for a real treat!

A collection of works of art by the greatest artists of the 19th century will also punctuate your guided tour. Works by Calder, Picasso and Giacometti will be commented on by your tour guide.

Tour advantages :

  • This important monument, with its massive glass and concrete architecture and strong symbolism, is best known to the public for its famous World Heritage listing.
  • Surprises, discoveries and learning are all part of this guided tour, which is both rooted in the heart of Paris and open to the world.

This guided tour is not just for architecture fans! Between discovery, history and culture, you'll learn everything there is to know about this most impressive of buildings.


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Adult rate

Price / person - From 26 years old


Child/student rate

Price / person - From 5 to 26 years old


5,0 (4 reviews)

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very interesting visit, very well documented and interactive. I learned a lot and I thank you for it.


29 oct 2023


Great tour! The guide was friendly and explained things well.


18 oct 2023


Very friendly guide who explained to us what UNESCO is all about. The visit was interesting, I recommend it.


11 oct 2023


Very, very good! Very interesting visit and very good guide with a passion for her subject.


20 jul 2022


7 place de Fontenoy, 75007 Paris
Meet in the security hall, before the bag check.

How to get there :
- Metro 6, 8 & 10: La Motte Picquet - Grenelle
- Metro 8: Ecole Militaire
- Metro 6: Cambronne
- Subway 10: Ségur

Know before you go

  • For security reasons, you will be asked to fill in a form with the surnames, first names and dates of birth of each participant no more than 3 days before the visit. Any visitor who has not completed the form within this time will not be admitted to the tour.
  • Identification is required (identity card, passport, driving license) and will not be accepted without it.
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of the visit: a security check (airport type) is required to gain access to the site. No latecomers will be accepted.
  • No checkroom / no strollers, luggage or umbrellas allowed.
  • As the Maison de l'UNESCO is a place of work, access to all areas cannot be guaranteed on the day of the visit.
  • Please meet in the security hall, before the bag check.

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