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, Archdiocesan events and other weekend activities.

Guided tours are available during weekdays between 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. 

Tour availability is pending other scheduled events.

Guided tours are available Monday through Saturday by appointment only.

We do, however, host a tour on most Sundays following noon Mass.

Reservations are not needed for Sunday tours 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.


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

Sr. Pat Donnelly Tour And Gift Shop Manager
Sr. Pat Donnelly