Go underground and experience the Catacombs by Candlelight Tour.

Experience the Catacombs by Candlelight Tour with a New York Explorer Pass

  • Pay nothing upon arrival – simply scan your digital pass
  • Enjoy a one-hour guided tour
  • Take a journey underneath the famous St. Patrick's Old Cathedral
  • Visit plenty of other tourist attractions with the New York Explorer Pass

Experience an atmospheric journey through history, and see what lies beneath the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral. This one-hour guided tour will take you through the underground tunnels and passageways of historic catacombs, with plenty of spine-tingling stories as you go.

Hours of Operation

Tours at 11AM, 1PM and 3PM

Closings & Holidays

All major U.S. holidays

Know before you go

Getting In: Show your pass at the ticket kiosk located outside 32 Prince Street (between Mott & Mulberry Streets). During inclement weather, the ticket kiosk may move inside the building.

Please Note: The tour of the Catacombs takes place in the undercroft of the Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral, which is an active parish. Since the catacombs are active for burial, there may occasionally be a funeral, internment, or someone paying respects. The tour may be adjusted around such events.

There's no need for individual Catacombs by Candlelight Tour tickets, admission is included with your New York Explorer pass along with 80+ popular attractions.

Catacombs by Candlelight Tour New York Tour

Getting there

Catacombs by Candlelight Tour

US, NY, New York, 10012, 32 Prince Street (between Mott & Mulberry Streets),


32 Prince Street (between Mott & Mulberry Streets),
New York, NY 10012
United States

Closest Subway Stop

N, R, or W trains to Prince Street stop. Head east on Prince Street; 6 train to Bleeker Street stop. Walk south on Mulberry Street for two blocks to Prince Street; B, D, F, or M trains to Broadway / Lafayette Street stop. Walk south on Mulberry Street one block to Prince Street; or Big Bus Stop #8 on the Red Downtown Loop; turn left and walk to kiosk.