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Individual Visitors

Come and enjoy the Shrine and Museum Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm CT.  There is no need to make reservations and admission is always free.  The Shrine and Museum are accessible to wheelchairs and have ample parking on site.    Please contact the Shrine before you visit to learn about special hours that might be in effect.

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Guided Tours for Groups

Tour Programs

Join us for a special day or overnight experience of the Little Flower’s spirituality. The National Shrine and Museum of Saint Therese has the largest collection of Little Flower relics and memorabilia outside of Lisieux, France. Enjoy our 40 acres of lovely grounds with a lake, delicious meals, our Carmelite Meditation Garden and Stations of the Cross, and the extensive Carmelite Gift Shop.

Daytime Tour: includes a tour of the Shrine Museum ($15 per person).  Does not include meals.  Groups up to 50.
Daytime Tour with Lunch: 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ($30 per person, lunch included) Available for groups with a minimum of 20 people.
Evening Tour with Dinner: 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ($35 per person, dinner included) Available for groups with a minimum of 20 people.

Most tours include:

  • Mass in the National Shrine of St. Therese.
  • An interactive talk on the life of St. Therese with Q&A time given by a member of our staff.
  • A guided tour of the Museum and its relics and artifacts.
  • Free time for prayer, the Meditation Garden, and the Carmelite Gift Shop.
  • A video on the life of the Little Flower.

Lodging at the Carmelite Spiritual Center

The Carmelite Spiritual Center will work to accommodate your request for lodging with your tour group, contingent on availability.

Overnight accommodations depend on availability at the Carmelite Spiritual Center. Please contact the Center to at (630) 969-4141 to make inquiries about availability and costs.

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We provide guided tours for groups of 20 or more.
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