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.


December, 23rd, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st at 1;30pm

Join a complete 60 minute guided tour that will take you in very private areas of the Basilica as the galleries and a part of the crypt. Book quickly. Only 25 places!

Adult: 12$
7-17 years old: 8$

Reservation: or 1-866-842-2925 ext 259

TAKE A SEAT AT THE ORGAN – Spécial Christmas

December 27th to 31st at 2:30pm

Come and sit at the 2nd balcony to hear our organist Pierre Grandmaison play the most beautiful Christmas songs. He will be joined by soprano Béatrice Baillargeon, Director of the choir of Notre-Dame. Come and enjoy this moment of pure happiness! Book quickly. 60 places only!

Adult: 12$,
7-17 years old: 8$

Reservation: or 1-866-842-2925 ext 259


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: $6
Ages 7 to 17: $4
Age 6 and under: Free


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.