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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 is available on Saturdays during the summer, as well as by advance reservation to groups of 10 or more April through November. 

Hours are Monday-Saturday from 10am-6pm and Sunday from 12pm-6pm. 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 Monday through Saturday at 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm and 4:30pm. On every 2nd Saturday of the month, the Historic Homes Tour is FREE. Visit https://setonshrine.org/historic-homes-tour/ to purchase tickets on-line.

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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
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 18, 2019 - October 30, 2019
History
Entry Fee Applies
Emmitsburg Community Chorus Concert
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
December 1, 2019
Performing Arts
Holiday
Candlelight Tours
The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
December 2, 2019 - December 5, 2019
History
Door to Bethlehem
The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
December 6, 2019
Holiday
"The Star"
The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
December 7, 2019
Visual Art
Door to Bethlehem
The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
December 7, 2019 - December 8, 2019
History
Holiday
Candlelight Tours
The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
December 9, 2019 - December 14, 2019
Civil War
Holiday
"It's A Wonderful Life"
The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
December 14, 2019
Visual Art
Holiday Film Series: Classic Christmas Specials
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
December 21, 2019
Christmas Eve Mass
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December 24, 2019
Holiday
Christmas Day Mass
The National Shrine of Saint
December 25, 2019
Calendar
"The Muppet Christmas Carol"
The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
December 28, 2019
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