Opening Hours for the visit

Opening Hours for the visit

  • The Basilica is open every day from 6.30 am to 10.30 pm. Entrance is free. Reservation is not needed for group visits.
  • Access to the Dome is outside the Basilica on the left.
    There are 300 steps to climb and no lift! but the panoramic view of Paris is stunning.
    DOME Opening hours:
  • Every day from 10.30 am to 8.30 pm as of June 1st.
    Please note that the dome visit will close at 5.30 pm on Tuesday, June 23rd.

These times are subject to change and can vary according to the weather.

Admission charge: There are various rates to access the Dome. Please ask for further information.

  • The crypt is closed to visitors at the present time.
  • The Bell Tower is not open to visitors.
  • Grand Organ: there is no visit of the organ. As the Basilica is dedicated to the perpetual adoration of the Holy Sacrament (day and night for over 135 years), a prayer silent in nature, no concerts are held here.
    The Grand Organ will play at Sunday mass (11 a.m., 6 p.m., 10 p.m.) and Vespers (4p.m.).

Guided visit

  • In order to maintain silence for prayer, there are no guided tours of the interior of the Basilica.
  • A special edition in English of “Connaissance des Arts” dedicated to the basilica is available at both our shop and bookshop. Price 10 euros.
  • A short guidebook is available in several languages at our bookshop (closed on Mondays). Price 5 euros.
  • During the day (except Mondays), a Benedictin Sister of the Sacré-Cœur de Montmartre is on duty at the reception desk of the Basilica to answer your questions.