Visit Riverside

The Riverside Church is located in the Morningside Heights neighborhood in Manhattan, near Columbia University where Harlem meets the Upper West Side. The Riverside Drive entrance (490 Riverside Drive) is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Claremont Avenue entrance (91 Claremont Avenue) – which is the accessible entrance – is open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

The Riverside Church

490 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10027

(212) 870-6700

The Riverside Church is open to visitors 7 days a week from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. except for major holidays.


Welcome Center / Gift Shop

When visiting The Riverside Church, be sure to stop by our Welcome Center / Gift Shop to learn more about our church, purchase tickets for a tour or special event, or find that special keepsake!

Welcome Center / Gift Shop hours:

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 
Thursday: 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Shop Online

You can now support The Riverside Church’s programs and ministries by shopping online anytime:

Shop the Riverside Online Store



Sundays: After worship, we offer a free, one-hour tour led by trained volunteers from the congregation. This tour includes a history of the church and a summary of its programs, architecture, and visits to many of our chapels. No advance reservations are necessary for individuals or groups.

Weekdays: Group one-hour tours are available with advance reservation, Wednesday-Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., as church schedule permits. It is recommended that you secure a reservation at least two weeks in advance. $10 per adult, $5 for seniors, students, and children 10 and over (smaller children are free). To make a reservation, please call 212.870.6792 or email us.

All tours originate and end at our Welcome Center / Gift Shop. Please note the carillon is closed to the public and is not open for tours.

Public Transportation & Parking

Subway: Take the 1 Train to 116th Street. Walk north along Broadway to 120th Street, turn left and walk one block to Claremont Avenue, then turn right. The Claremont Avenue entrance will be on your left.

Bus: Take the M-104, M-4, or M-5 bus to 120th or 122nd Street.

Parking: The Claremont Avenue Garage is operated by Rapid Park Inc., and is accessed from 120th Street between Riverside Drive and Claremont Avenue. Normal hours of operation are daily from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight. There is a fee for parking, with reduced rates available for most worship services. A limited amount of street parking may also be available.