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.
DescriptionBring 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.