Basilica Exterior

Hours & Directions

The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton is open daily and easily accessed along U.S. 15 in Emmitsburg, Maryland, about 20 miles north of Frederick MD and 10 miles south of Gettysburg PA.


The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, MD 21727-9297

301-447-6606

Shrine Hours

The Basilica, Museum and Gift Shop are open Monday through Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm. The grounds and historic cemetery are open year-round from dawn to dusk.

Historic Homes Tour – Times through March 10, 2019

Friday and Saturday: 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm and 3:30pm
Sunday: 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 3pm and 4pm

See the two historic homes where Elizabeth Ann Seton lived and worked. The tour lasts about 45-60 minutes, and tickets are $8/adult, $6/youth ages 7-18, and free for children ages 6 and under. Buy tickets here.

Self-guided tours are available Monday through Thursday.

Historic Homes Tour – Times for March 11, 2019 and Beyond

Monday through Saturday: 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm and 3:30pm
Sunday: 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 3pm and 4pm

Buy tickets here.

Mass Times

Monday through Friday and Sunday at 1:30pm

Confession & Adoration Times

Confession and Adoration before Mass 12:15-1:15pm