Washington National Cathedral
WASHINGTON NATIONAL CATHEDRAL - A DC LANDMARKSince its completion at the beginning of the 20th century, Washington National Cathedral has been a spiritual destination for millions of people from around the world. Conveniently located near The Normandy Hotel, this national landmark is where both presidential inaugural prayer and memorial services have taken place. Experience the majesty of it all for yourself by choosing an enlightening guided tour, exploring the Bishop's Garden, attending a Sunday service, or viewing the Cathedral's impressive art exhibits.
PRICES -Monday-Saturday: Adults: $11; Seniors, Students, Active Military, Veterans, and Youth (5-17): $7; Youth under 5-yrs.-old: FREE. Sundays are FREE.
HOURS -Monday-Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
- Grab your souvenirs at the Cathedral Store
- View exhibits on display at the Perry Observation Gallery
- Nosh on light fare and coffee at Open City Café
- Revel in the Cathedral's Gothic architecture with a guided tour
- Attend a Sunday service for free
- Delight in 59 acres of lush, Cathedral gardens
Before You Go
WHAT TIME ARE THE SUNDAY SERVICES?
There are a variety of services at Washington National Cathedral, held every Sunday at various times and locations throughout the day. The Holy Eucharist is at 8:00 a.m. in St. Mary’s Chapel and 9:00 a.m. & 11:15 a.m. in the nave. At 3:25 p.m., enjoy the Choral Prelude to Evensong in the nave. At 4:00 p.m., the Cathedral Choir of Men & Girls performs Evensong. Everyone is welcome to attend.
IS THERE A PLACE TO BUY SOUVENIRS?
Souvenirs and gifts can be found at the Washington National Cathedral in the Cathedral Store, which is situated in the south crypt aisle. Reproductions of Cathedral windows and carvings, clothing, books, music, and an array of religious items are available for purchase. Snacks and drinks are also sold. The Cathedral Store is open Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Saturday until 4:30 p.m
Why Stay at The Normandy Hotel?
- About 1.5 miles from The Normandy
- Complimentary breakfast
- Afternoon coffee & tea in lobby
- 75 rooms near Dupont Circle