Thank you for your inquiry about visiting Notre Dame Cathedral. We provide guided tours for individuals or groups from the middle of May to the middle of October (booking required in advance). Generally, guided tours last from 30 to 45 minutes. In order to avoid a conflict with other activities, we suggest that your visit begin at one of the following times:
- in the morning, Tuesday to Friday at 9 a.m.
- in the afternoon, Monday to Friday at 1:30 p.m. or at 3 p.m.
In order to help us plan your visit in the context of other activities in the Cathedral, please call our office at (613) 241-7496 or fill out the "Request for a guided tour" form below and then send it back to us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax at (613) 241-1627.
Please note that there is a $75 fee for each guided tour sceduled and confirmed by our office.
Request for a guided tour form:
Thank you for your co-operation. We hope to see you soon!
All choirs recruit year round. If you and/or your children are interested, please contact the office for information.
The Blessed Sacrament will be present in the chapel after the 5 PM Mass on Thursdays and Fridays throughout the year.
A Brief History and Parishes of the Archdiocese of Ottawa – 125 years
This hard cover book, containing 256 glossy paper pages with full colour throughout, shows some of the dynamic life and activities of our parishes. It is currently available at the office at a cost of $35 each.
Confessions are held 15 minutes before each mass
La Basilique-Cathédrale Notre-Dame/Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica 2010