Engage Living History Interpreters portraying real people from Mother Seton’s world! 

On the day of your visit, please check-in inside the Visitor Center before encountering the interpreters at the historic homes. 

It’s 1818 and St. Joseph’s Academy is alive and active with students. Our Junior History Interpreters portray real students and teach visitors what daily life was like as a student under Mother Seton’s care. Engage with history interpreters through conversations or hands on activities! 

Saturdays: All day, beginning at 10:00am, last admission is 3:30pm 

Cost: $8/adult, $6/youth ages 7-18, and free for children ages six and under.

If you wish to bring a group of 10 or more, please schedule your group tour here.

Extras to Add to Your Experience:

  • Consider viewing our new 15 minute film for free before you go on a tour
  • Admission is free for our museum. To view the exhibits and artifacts in our museum, allow for about 15-30 minutes.
  • During your visit, allow time to choose a special memento in our gift shop to remember your visit.

Seton Shrine Hours:

Monday-Saturday: 10am-5pm

Sunday: 12pm-5pm

Directions: Click on our address below for directions using Google Maps.

339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, MD 21727