People from all walks of life visit the Shrine and enjoy discovering this incredible woman’s story. Whether you're interested in history, art, or the outdoors, you’ll find it at our site. Discover for yourself Elizabeth Ann Seton’s inspirational life and the legacy that lives on in her name.
Tour the Shrine
When you arrive at the Seton Shrine, you’ll want to start at the Visitor Center located below the Basilica.
Free guided tours available daily.
Free tours are offered every day on the hour of 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. With a guide, you’ll see our Basilica, historic homes and cemetery, and discover their significance in Elizabeth Ann Seton’s life. The tour takes approximately 45-60 minutes.
Plan to spend 1.5-2 hours for the 12-minute film in our Visitor Center, the guided tour, and the exhibits in our museum. The film and museum are free, too.
Civil War Tour
Available by advance reservation only, take advantage of our special Civil War tour between April and November. $$
About the Civil War tour
The Visitor Center, Museum, Basilica and Gift Shop are open daily from 10am to 4:30pm.
Parking is free.
The grounds and historic cemetery are open year-round from dawn to dusk.
Top 100 Event
Named one of the American Bus Association’s Top 100 Events for 2016, the Shrine offers special group accommodations and has plentiful bus parking. Read ABA Magazine