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.


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

Two tours of the Basilica normally take place every hour, on the hour and half hour.
Monday through Friday: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Last tour of the day)
Saturday: 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Sunday: 13:00 to 3:30 PM

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.