Grace Cathedral

Grace Cathedral

Plan Your Visit

Sightseeing at Grace Cathedral

An iconic destination for history, arts, and architecture.

Grace Cathedral is a stunning, awe-inspiring building and the center of our community. The cathedral is famed as a destination for visitors from all over the world who come to see its striking architecture, stunning stained glass, labyrinths, Interfaith AIDS Chapel, Aeolian-Skinner organ, and religious and secular art by Keith Haring, Ansel Adams, Lorenzo Ghiberti and more.For a minimal admission fee that supports that cathedral, experience the wonder of Grace!

An interactive self-guided journey is included with admission, or add a docent-led “Highlights” or “Architecture” tour for a deeper exploration. A children’s map is also available to explore the cathedral on a treasure hunt.

Those seeking a private place for prayer or meditation will be welcomed at no admission cost during sightseeing hours.

Sightseeing Hours

Monday through Saturday
10 am – 5 pm

Please note that the Grace Cathedral is a working church and during your visit, you may witness organ practice, event rehearsals, services, and weddings. We may need to occasionally close for a particular event and not admit visitors during that time. We appreciate your understanding. 

Upcoming Closures: February 20, February 21, and March 6

February 22Ash Wednesday: closed for sightseeing, open for prayer

Sightseeing Admission

Self-Guided Interactive Tour

Explore the cathedral at your own pace. Visit the 14 interactive displays to learn about our history, art, religion, architecture, and social justice initiatives. The self-guided tour is included with your admission fee and is available in Spanish, Chinese, and Korean. A children’s map is also available. 

Guided
Tours

Explore It All

Enjoy a guided tour of Grace Cathedral with one of our trained docents. We currently offer Highlights and Architecture-themed Tours that feature stained glass windows, historical items, architectural elements, murals, other artworks, and more! Expected time of each: 1 hour.

What to
Expect

Find the Answers You Need

There is so much to experience in our spacious and majestic cathedral. Learn what we have to offer and get answers to many questions as you plan for your visit.

Sightseeing Admission Tickets

Adults: $12
Seniors 65+: $10
Young Adults (18-22): $10
Youth (12-17): $10
Children under 12: FREE
Cultural Members: Free

Docent Tour Tickets

Adults: $20
Seniors 65+: $18
Young Adults (18-22): $18
Youth (12-17): $18
Children under 12: FREE with accompanying adult
Cultural Members: Discounted or Free

Form a Deeper Connection

Become a Cultural Member

Visit Grace Cathedral often or looking for a new way to engage with and support the cathedral? Experience Grace in an exciting new way — as a Cultural Member!

Sign up today and become a Charter Member of this NEW annual program and enjoy special benefits and access to a robust schedule of arts and music events, exhibitions, and cultural offerings.

Free sightseeing admission is one of the great benefits.

Group Visits

Groups of 10 or more?

Coming with a large group to Grace Cathedral? We welcome many schools, senior centers, and tour groups. Contact us at [email protected] or 415.749.6323 for discounts and to make advanced reservations.

Visiting choirs are also welcome to experience our space in multiple unique ways.