Discover Notre-Dame Basilica

Notre-Dame Basilica possesses some of the finest Gothic Revival architecture in North America, where it was the first full example of this major style.

Your admission fee to Notre-Dame Basilica includes a 20-minute guided tour, available in English or French during regular hours. This tour is an ideal introduction to the history of Notre-Dame Parish, the building of the church, key architectural features and the many works of art that adorn the building.

A leaflet in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian or Japanese is available free of charge to visitors who wish to explore the Basilica by themselves.


June 23rd to October 11th 2015

Join a 60 minutes guided tour that will lead you in very private area of the Church such as the sacristy, the balconies or the baptistery. In addition, you will be told the history of the Basilica and its main features will be revealed to you.

Length: 60 minutes
Adult: 10$
7-17 years old: 8$
( Entrance fee included)
In French : Fridays at 1:30pm and Sundays at 2:30pm
In English : Tuesdays and Fridays at 1:30pm

A minimum of 10 persons must be registered for the visit to start. Maximum of 25 people.
Booking recommended; 1-866-842-2925 or


Admission fees apply to all visitors, with or without a guided tour. This contribution is necessary to cover the annual costs of restoration and upkeep on this historic building.
Adults: $5
Ages 7 to 17: $4
Age 6 and under: Free

Guided tours

20 minutes tours are held regularly during visiting hours, in French and in English. The schedule varies by season, day of the week and special events. Contact us for more details.

Please note: Because the Basilica regularly accommodates weddings, funerals and special events, scheduled activities may be disrupted from time to time. The Basilica reserves the right to change its guided tour schedule and visiting hours without notice.