Practical Information

Only pedestrians will be allowed into the Palais des Nations.

No vehicle (car, motorbike or bicycle) will be authorized within the premises.

Palais des Nations
Avenue de la Paix 14
1202 Geneva
GPS 46.222907° N, 6.138790° E
Place des Nations is served by:

Tramway line 15
Bus lines 5, 8, 11, 14, 28, V, F et Z.

You can check the TPG website here:

The underground “Parking des Nations” is open 24h.

There are two entries and exits: 1) Avenue Giuseppe Motta, and 2) Rue de Varembé 3, 1202 Geneva.

Check the website to see real time information about free spaces and prices:

How to get to the open day

  • Access

    Visitors will access the UN grounds through one of the entries on the Place des Nations, from 10.00 a.m.
    Please follow the signs.
    Last entry at 5.00 p.m.

  • Security Check

    Before accessing the Palais des Nations, a security check will be carried out for all visitors.
    To avoid long waiting queues, please register online and choose your preferred arrival time.
    All visitors need to show a valid ID (with picture – passport, ID card, driving licence). Visitors aged up to 13 do not need an ID but have to be accompanied.
    Luggage and large bags are not allowed. All bags and jackets will be scanned, which may extend security check time.
    Pets are not allowed into the Palais des Nations, except for guide dogs.

  • General information

    Food and beverages will be available to buy throughout the day within the Palais des Nations.
    Keep your valuables safe. The United Nations Office at Geneva declines all liability in case of theft or loss during your visit.
    While on the UN grounds, please follow the directions and signs during your visit.
    Emergency services will be present on UN grounds all through the day.
    Please follow instructions provided by Security staff at all times.
    Please be respectful of the grounds and buildings during this UN Geneva Open Day.