Tour Info

About 10 minutes east of the St. Louis Museum of Art and 12 minutes west of the Gateway Arch. The Cathedral Basilica is a perfect stop for tourists seeking a break from the noise and monotony of the world. 

Tour Schedules & Reservations

The Cathedral Basilica is open from 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Self-guided tours do not require reservations, however, we strongly encourage visitors to call and ensure the church is available, especially on the weekends, due to weddings, funerals, Archdiocesan events, and other weekend activities.

Guided tours, which were suspended in 2020 due to the pandemic, are slowly returning and are available by appointment only.  Guided tours are typically available during weekdays between 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m., pending other scheduled events. Please contact the tour office at 314-373-8241 for availability.

We also host a tour on most Sundays following the completion of the noon Mass. The Sunday Tours are open to the public and do not require reservations unless you are bringing in a large group.


Use the form below or call Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. to make a reservation.

All tour inquiries/requests will responded to by the next business day.


Tour Policies

We ask that visitors who are not participating in Mass wait to visit the Cathedral Basilica until the completion of daily Mass.

Daily Masses are celebrated Monday – Friday at 7:00 am, 8:00 am, and 12:05 pm and Saturday at 8:00 a.m.

Sunday Masses are celebrated at 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 5:00 p.m. with a vigil Mass at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Tour Inquiry

Susie Irons
Susie Irons
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