In-Depth Tour

Close-up Tour: Forged in Fire: Cathedral Ironwork

Saturday, April 1, 2017 | 2:00pm

Master blacksmith Samuel Yellin called wrought iron the “salt and pepper of architecture.” Explore the magic of wrought iron in the Cathedral—from fantastic creatures to stunning flowers, all unique and made by skilled hands. A wrought iron expert will explain techniques and talk about some of the master smiths who have contributed to the decoration of this great building.

About Close-up Tours

Close-up tours offer a special in-depth look at aspects of Cathedral artisanship for visitors aged 10 and older. Reservations are suggested but not required. The tour meets at the west-end docent station, nave level, just inside the main doors.

  • Admission
    • $22 per adult
    • $18 for children (5–17), senior (65+), military, teachers and students (all with ID)
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  • Dates Offered
    • January 1, 1970 |
  • Recommendations
    • Recommended for ages 10 and up