General Sightseeing: NCA Welcome Day
Explore some of the most beloved Cathedral features at your own pace! Self-guided tour brochures are included with admission, and self-guided digital tours are available through the Bloomberg Connects app. A limited number of audio tours are available for purchase upon arrival.
wednesdays in june: nca welcome days!
We extend a special invitation to our NCA Members to visit the Cathedral on Wednesdays in June! During regular visitor admission hours, our membership team will be on-site to welcome and thank you for your ongoing partnership in the Cathedral’s mission and ministries.
Present your 2023 NCA Membership Card upon arrival so that we can recognize you as a member and receive free admission. If you’ve misplaced your card, you may provide your first and last name at the Welcome Desk and our guest services associates will look up your membership. If your membership has recently lapsed, renew onsite at the Welcome Desk and receive a special thank you gift!
sightseeing days and times
Our sightseeing hours vary day-to-day to accommodate the wide range of activities and ministries offered at the Cathedral. You may arrive at any time during your ticket day’s open hours.
→ Adults (18+): $15
→ Youth (5-17): $10
→ Seniors (65+), students, educators, active military and veterans: $10 (*ID required): $10
→ Kids under 5: free
→ Groups of 20+ must request an advance reservation
arrival and entry
→ Please either print or keep your ticket handy on your phone when you arrive at the Cathedral.
→ The visitor entrance is located at the front left side of the Cathedral, across from the garage elevators.
→ Last entry is 15 minutes before closing.
This 30-45 min docent-led tour of favorite and iconic Cathedral features is tailored for first-time visitors. Highlights Tours are free with General Sightseeing Admission, but opportunities are entirely dependent on that day’s docent availability.
A music demonstration or short recital is offered most Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 12:45 pm.
As a living and active community of faith, the Cathedral’s schedule and ability to welcome visitors is subject to unexpected changes. If a conflict arises and we cannot be open for touring at the date/time you have purchased, we will contact you by email and your credit card will be refunded.
By purchasing admission in advance, you acknowledge that our schedule is subject to change.
If you purchase tickets in any of the available discount categories, you will be asked to provide appropriate identification for discount eligibility upon arrival.