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New York Catacombs by Candlelight

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New York, United States

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Go behind-the-scenes at the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, and see parts of the church that are otherwise off-limits to visitors, during this catacombs tour. Meet your guide at a convenient location in Lower Manhattan, and follow them into the church. As you explore, learn all about the landmark’s place in New York history and discover the final resting place of famous New Yorkers past.
  • A tour offers a more personal way to explore the landmark
  • Explore the catacombs and other areas that most visitors miss
  • Learn all about the history of the church from your guide
  • Choose from a number of convenient departure times
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Restrooms not accessable at this time due to COVID-19 Restrictions

Departure Point

266 Mulberry St, New York, NY 10012, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • PLEASE CHECK IN AT 266 MULBERRY STREET (CORNER OF MULBERRY ST. AND JERSEY ST.), WHERE THE TOUR BEGINS. CHECK IN 15 MINUTES BEFORE TOUR PLEASE.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • PLEASE DO NOT GO TO ST. PATRICK'S CATHEDRAL ON FIFTH AVENUE! THIS IS A DIFFERENT ST. PATRICK'S IN MANHATTAN
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Tommys New York

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during New York Catacombs by Candlelight?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by New York Catacombs by Candlelight.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during New York Catacombs by Candlelight?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by New York Catacombs by Candlelight.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during New York Catacombs by Candlelight?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by New York Catacombs by Candlelight.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during New York Catacombs by Candlelight?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by New York Catacombs by Candlelight.

Traveler Tips


  • "I need to advise that you need NOT to take children ( under 13 years old ) because the catacombs tour is not appropriate." See review
  • "Most of the time is indoors, some steps but quite manageable." See review

Reviews

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Great tour!
Sandra_L
, Jan 2021
Very cool! I learned a lot about the history of the church and our tour guide was funny and made it interesting.
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Cata-can’t wait to do this again!
Sonya_B
, Jan 2021
This tour was great and had lots of history pre catacombs. Dan is a gifted storyteller and he made sure everyone felt at home. We are not catholic but the history was still really interesting and NYC focused. The way Dan was able to weave in current events and pop culture references was GENIUS. ❤️❤️
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Good tour
Andrea_C
, Jan 2021
Interesting and informative. Guide really friendly and funny. Learned some new stuff! Enjoyed the tour.
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A good tour
Andrea_C
, Jan 2021
Tour guide really friendly and informative. Interesting church to tour and hear about its history. Catacombs very interesting. Something you wouldn’t ordinarily get to see.
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Historical
Tammi_B
, Jan 2021
The guide Dan gave a lot of history and facts surrounding the area over the past two centuries. Very informative.
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Surprisingly interesting Tour!
Troy_O
, Jan 2021
Tour guide was exceptionally knowledgeable and great sense of humor: Combination made for an excellent experience....We'll done!
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10/10!
Amy_Z
, Jan 2021
Really amazing experience! The tour was super informative, but never felt like a lecture—interesting, insightful, and hilarious commentary! Plus, the space itself is just gorgeous. Would highly recommend, esp. as a COVID-era activity.
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Nice gem of a tour
Camemom
, Dec 2020
Informative and interesting! Dan our tour guide was a fun dynamic personality who was very knowledgeable. Had a nice time!
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Amazing local experience
Tara
, Dec 2020
Amazing tour!!!! It was very educational and fun to see a NY hidden treasure. HIGHLY recommend for locals and tourists :)
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A really nice tour
Glynn_G
, Dec 2020
The church history was definitely interesting. I’m not sure if the catacomb part was really a major part of the tour as it was small, but the tour guide was excellent and it was well worth the ticket.
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