Visitor Information

We hope that you will stop by the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul on your next visit to Philadelphia. The Cathedral is open daily as follows:  Monday – Friday from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM. On Saturday from 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM and Sunday from 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM.  A Cathedral Ambassador can be found most days in the Basilica to answer questions or to take you on a tour.

For groups wishing a private tour, please call the Parish Office at 215-561-1313 to arrange a date and time. Parish Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. The Parish Office is not open on Holy Days of Obligation nor on Federal Holidays.  Only the Cathedral Chapel is open for the 9:00 AM Mass on Federal Holidays.

Cathedral Audio Tour

An audio tour is available for your MP3 device to assist you on your next visit to the Cathedral Basilica. The tour is approximately twenty minutes in length and the download is free. Click here to download the audio tour.

Cathedral Shop

The Cathedral Shop is located inside the Cathedral Basilica to the right of the Main Altar. For inquiries please call 215-665-9032.
Sunday, 10:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Saturday, 11:00 AM – 5:15 PM
The Cathedral Shop will be open during regular hours on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2016, it will be closed on Christmas Day, December 25, 2016.


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Parishioners and Visitors of the Cathedral Basilica may park in the parking lot adjacent to the Cathedral on Saturdays, Sundays and Holy Days using the entrance on 17th Street, GPS address 222 North 17th Street. Alternate parking: street parking, Gateway Parking Garage, entrances on Spring & 16th Streets and Sheraton Hotel Parking Garage, entrance on 16th Street. Press here for more options.