Catholic Cultural Heritage Center Tours

The Catholic Cultural Heritage Center includes two of New Orleans most historic buildings.

St. Louis Cathedral

The Cathedral is open daily from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm.  Self-guided brochures are available in the entrance for a $1.00 donation. Visitors can get an impromptu tour from our volunteer docents when available. Guided tours for groups are only available with prior reservations.

Old Ursuline Convent

The historic convent is located at 1112 Chartres Street.The museum is open for tours on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday at 10:00, 11:00 and 1:00. Admission is $8.00 General, $7.00 Seniors, and $6.00 Students/Military. 

Large groups can make reservations in advance for guided tours by completing a Tour Request Form.

Questions may be directed to Jolie Sekinger at (504) 503-0343 or

Please note that all docents of the St. Louis Cathedral and Old Ursuline Convent are volunteers and cannot guarantee that a docent can/will be available for any tour group

Due to the fact that the St. Louis Cathedral is and active church and the Convent is sometimes host to private events, some dates and times may not be available. Please do not consider your tour as booked until you have received confirmation from a rectory employee.