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National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 S. Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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Historical site dedicated to Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first American-born saint. Discover her inspirational story on a self-guided tour using our Map & Guide that you can get from our Visitor Center, or on a tour by one of our helpful guides. See two historic homes where she lived, the awe-inspiring Basilica dedicated to her, and our peaceful, scenic grounds. The visitor center and museum include a civil war exhibit. Civil War tour offered by advance reservation to groups of 15 or more April through November. 

Hours are Monday-Saturday from 10am-5pm and Sunday from 12pm-5pm. The grounds and historic cemetery are open year-round from dawn to dusk.

Guided Tours: Tours of the two historic homes and grounds where Elizabeth lived and worked. The tour is available every hour Fridays - Sundays until March 10, then it resumes to being available every day of the week. Every 2nd Saturday of the month, the Historic Homes Tour is FREE. By going to the page below, you can purchase tickets on-line. NOTE: Except for the 2nd Saturday of the month, there is a charge for the guided tour.
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  • Description Bring Your group! We love when large groups visit Seton Shrine - tour groups, school, church and bus groups all are welcome. We have plenty of free on-site bus and automobile parking. There are two outdoor picnic areas. We are accessible to physically challenged people. Meeting rooms with a/v equipment are available upon request. On-site catering is available upon request. Use of the Basilica for Mass and private devotions can be coordinated.
  • Largest Room 90
  • Theatre Capacity 90
  • Number of Rooms 3
  • Classroom Capacity 25
Events
Civil War Sisters Tour
The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
Recurring weekly on Saturday until August 31, 2019
History
Entry Fee Applies
Catherine Comes Home - Living History Tour
The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
Recurring weekly on Sunday until August 18, 2019
History
Entry Fee Applies
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Birthday Celebration
The National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
August 25, 2019
History
Annual Pilgrimage for the Sea Services
The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
October 6, 2019
History
Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk
The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
Dates vary between October 19, 2019 - October 27, 2019
History
Entry Fee Applies