Free tours of the Sanctuary by Central Synagogue docents are given every Wednesday at 12:45 pm*. Reservations are not necessary. Independent tour groups are not permitted during this time.
To schedule a private tour, please complete this booking form, and a member of our Events team will contact you within 48 hours.
*Please note that tours do not take place on major religious or federal holidays.
Our space provides for full access to visitors with unique needs. There is ramp and elevator access to our sanctuary for those unable to climb stairs. The entrance ramp is located on 55th Street, just off Lexington Avenue. At the end of the ramp, a member of our staff will direct guests to the conveniently located elevator with access to our sanctuary on the main floor. Spacious restrooms are also accessible by elevator.
Our ushers are happy to provide visitors with hearing enhancement devices and/or large print prayer books upon request.
Our Shabbat services are accessible via live streaming and call-in. To listen by phone, dial 1-888-758-7870, pass code: 599-29-69. This call-in program is made possible by the Youngwood family and friends in memory of Judith G. Youngwood. We also offer online streaming of services. To view the services, simply visit this page when services are taking place.
Central Synagogue visitors can take advantage of a special parking discount offered by Icon Parking Systems at four nearby locations. Print the coupon.