Experience an enriching St. Patrick's Cathedral tour in New York City. Completed in 1878 after the American Civil War, immerse in the rich history and marvel at the stained-glass windows and ornate designs at your own pace. The cathedral is a masterpiece of Gothic Revival architecture and remains one of the most iconic landmarks in the heart of Manhattan.
The St. Patrick's Cathedral is at 50th Street & 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10022. The cathedral is in Midtown Manhattan, not to be confused with The Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in Lower Manhattan. It's located right in the heart of Manhattan, across E 50th Street from Saks Fifth Avenue, 0.1 mile from Rockefeller Center, and more NYC establishments.
Yes, the cathedral is 0.5 mile away from Grand Central Terminal, 0.1 mile from 5 Av./53 St. subway station, and across Madison Avenue from Madison Av. & East 51 St. bus stop.
Bring a fully charged smartphone and headphones. The audio tour includes the use of a tablet but on a first-come, first-serve basis. The tablet is subject to availability, but disposable headphones are provided.
The pre-recorded narration of the self-guided tour is approximately an hour long. Allow about two hours to tour St. Patrick's Cathedral at your own pace.
Visit St. Patrick's Cathedral any time between 9AM and 6PM daily, subject to change without prior notice. Best to do the self-guided tour when there's no ongoing mass or in the morning to avoid the crowd. Last entry to the cathedral is an hour before closing.
No, it's also available in Spanish, Italian, French, and Portuguese.
Yes, absolutely! There's also a dedicated kid's version of the audio tour offered.
Yes, the cathedral has a ramped entrance on the left side of the building, on the corner of E 51st St. and 5th Avenue.