Tips for Your Visit

Shop
The Cathedral's Pop-Up Shop is open 9 am – 5 pm daily and is located at the Visitor Center. Cathedral books, bags, shirts, postcards, gifts, information pamphlets and other items are available.

Luggage and Coat Check
The Cathedral does not have a coat-check facility. Luggage and large bags are strongly discouraged and are subject to search by Cathedral Security. Food and drink are not allowed in the Cathedral.

The Cathedral reserves the right to decide what luggage and bags are permitted. Questions about the Cathedral's luggage and backpack policy can be referred to the Security Office at (212) 316-7556.

Lost and Found
If you have left something behind at the Cathedral, call the Security Office at (212) 316-7556.

Photography
Still photography is permitted for private, noncommercial use only. Flash photography is prohibited during services and special events. Tripods are allowed only with permission from Cathedral Security. Wedding photography is not permitted except for couples being wed in the Cathedral.

Sketching
Sketching, in pencil only, is permitted in the Cathedral. While sketching, please do not hinder visitor traffic flow.

Families
Free activities can be obtained at the Visitor Center for families to experience the Cathedral, its gardens, artwork, and resident creatures. The Cathedral is a proud partner of Cool Culture.

Self-Guided Individuals
The Visitor Center provides information and self-guided tour brochures in a variety of languages. Click here to download the Welcome Brochure in English.