This Fall we are excited to offer NEW Living History Experiences. 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. 

The 1818 School Experience

It’s 1818 and St. Joseph’s Academy is alive and active with students. Our Junior History Interpretors will portray real students and will teach visitors what daily life was like as a student under Mother Seton’s care. 

Fridays: 1pm-4pm, Last Admission at 3:30pm

Cost: $10/adult, $7/youth ages 7-18, and free for children ages six and under.

Buy tickets by clicking the Buy Tickets button below.

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

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“A Walk In History” Character Tours

Step back in time to the year of 1846 and see the Historic Homes of Mother Seton from an entirely different perspective. You will join a costumed interpreter who is portraying a real person that knew, lived and worked with Mother Seton. Each tour lasts up to 75 minutes and includes opportunities not available on a Historic Homes Tour. 

Thursdays: 10am and 11:30am

Sundays: 1pm, 2:30pm, and 4pm

Cost: $10/adult, $7/youth ages 7-18, and free for children ages six and under.

Buy tickets by clicking the Buy Tickets button below.

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

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“Walk In History” With…

Extras to Add to Your Experience:

  • Consider viewing our free 12-minute film 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.

Sister Sally Thompson, Mother Seton’s Appointed Procuratrix

 

Mother Xavier Clark, Third Elected Mother of the Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph’s

 

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