Deep below New York City’s bustling streets, historic catacombs within the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral await your exploration. Through an exclusive tour, visitors will gain access to parts of the church that are otherwise off-limits to visitors. The historic space, located in Nolita at 266 Mulberry Street, is over 200 years old and has played a major role in NYC history. And now, you can get a unique behind-the-scenes tour of the infamous cathedral.
Journey through time as you uncover the history of NYC’s only active Catholic catacombs. Get tickets here!
The catacombs are the largest underground tombs in the United States where prominent Catholic families and clergy lay to rest.
The enlightening, and slightly spine-chilling, experience will take you through a series of mysterious tunnels and passageways within the church, as well as two ancient outdoor cemeteries and the Basilica’s interior. Given its long-standing history in the city, the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral remains the final resting place of Bishops, famous New Yorkers and other significant figures in Catholic, New York and American history.
Discover notable inhabitants, ornate vaults and rich history as you stroll through hidden areas of an iconic New York City landmark! Book your tour here.
Tickets for this thrilling 80-minute catacombs experience start at $37 for adults and $32 for children and seniors (tours will be running at a limited capacity of 25 people maximum). Visitors will meet their guide at a convenient location in Lower Manhattan before following them to St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral to get a look at two walled cemeteries, the stunning church and the catacombs.