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Rothko Chapel
Tours and Group Visits

Groups of all ages are invited to visit the Rothko Chapel any day of the year.  There are Chapel brochures available upon arrival, and if scheduling a visit on select Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, you may request that a Chapel representative be available to welcome your guests and guide you all through the Chapel experience.

Please Note:

For school groups (grades K-8), there is a preferred 1:10 ratio of Chaperons to Students. Groups of 20 or less are permitted inside the chapel at a time.

We receive many requests for tour and ask for up to 72 hours response time.

Tours are currently offered only on specific days: Thursday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. For any requests outside of these dates please contact Yma Luis, yma.luis@rothkochapel.org.


Guided Visits (Tours):

Reservation Required

Tour are now offered select Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays an Sundays between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM. Exact time offerings are based on the availability of our Chapel Guides.

Each group will be greeted by a Rothko Chapel Guide who will lead them in a brief introduction to the Chapel before entering the space.

After the introduction, the group is invited to spend as much time as needed inside the Chapel experiencing the space and viewing the art

The Rothko Chapel Guide will then lead the tour group through a guided discussion about their experience and the Chapels history.

Suggested donation of $5 per person

Tours are not available for groups larger than 15



Non-Guided Group Visits:

Reservations are not required but highly recommended to ensure there are no scheduling conflicts

Mondays through Sundays, 10am – 6pm.

For groups larger than 20 please arrive by 5pm

Groups are asked to conduct all talking and introductions outside prior to entering the Chapel

Brochures, with detailed information about the Chapels history, are available at the front desk

One person from the Group is asked to sign in

Groups are invited to spend as much time as needed inside of the Chapel

Please fill out the following form to request a tour or notify us of your planned visit:


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Special Announcements

The Rothko Chapel will be closed on August 15 and August 16 for building maintenance.

The Rothko Chapel will be closed on August 15 and 16 (Monday and Tuesday) for maintenance.  The exterior is being cleaned.  On these two days the work will be focused on the entry way.  We will re-open for usual operating hours on Wednesday, August 17 at 10am.