A popular destination, the Chapel welcomes hundreds of visitors every day for services, concerts, ceremonies, tours, and moments of personal reflection and prayer.
The Chapel is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., except on some university holidays when it closes at 5:00 p.m. The building is occasionally closed for private events. Before planning a visit, please consult the online calendar.
Media inquiries: 919-681-0332
ParkingBryan Center Parking Garage at 125 Science Drive. ADA parking is available in the parking lot immediately in front of the garage. When the Bryan Center Parking Garage is full, other options include the Science Drive Lot and Science Drive Garage. Please leave plenty of time to park, as the availability of parking on campus varies considerably.
The cost to park is typically $2 per hour. For some special events, there is a $5 flat fee for parking in the Bryan Center Parking Garage and designated overflow areas. For event-specific parking instructions, please check our calendar.
Groups arriving by bus need to contact us to make a reservation to drop off and pick up passengers. uses may park in the spaces designated for buses at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens once passengers have been dropped off at the Chapel.
Services, Concerts, and Events
Duke Chapel is host to worship services, concerts, university ceremonies, and other events throughout the year. Something is happening at the Chapel almost every day! For details, see our events calendar.
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions offers campus tours by appointment for groups of high school students throughout the year, except during March, April, May, and December.
The Chapel’s tower is closed to the public. By appointment, it is open to groups of Duke students, faculty, and staff in accordance with the Chapel’s tower climb policies.
Visitors are welcome to take photos of the Chapel for personal use only, as long as it doesn't disturb others or interrupt an event. For photography or videography for news, documentary, or commercial use, please see our News & Media policies.
Child Safety Policy
View Duke Chapel's Child Safety Policy.