Visit Us

Each year, the Cathedral of Saint Paul welcomes over 200,000 guests and visitors from all over the world. The Cathedral is recognized as an historical landmark, one of the most prominent buildings in Minnesota, and as a center of spiritual worship. 

Guided Tours 

Be inspired by our Docent Highlight Tours, which occur at 1pm, Tuesdays through Fridays (except holy days, civic holidays, and during scheduled liturgical events). Tours are approximately one hour in length. A recommended tour donation of $5 per person may be made at the Tour Desk which is located near the narthex in the main church. 

To ensure availability for individuals and groups, we ask that all visitors requesting a Docent-led tour contact the Tour Coordinator at 651.357.1327 or email for a reservation. Inquiries will be responded to in a timely manner. 

Self-Guided Visits 

Visitors who would like to walk through the Cathedral utilizing our Virtual Tour ( should also contact the Tour Coordinator to confirm church availability. 

Sorry, outside tour docents and leaders are not allowed to lead groups on guided tours of the Cathedral. Please note: As the Cathedral is an active place of worship, daily tours may be cancelled in deference to special liturgical events. All tours are subject to availability.  

Google and Virtual Tour

Virtually walk through the Cathedral of Saint Paul through our website, or find us on Google Maps. The 360° panoramic tour allows you to look up, down, and all around you as you "walk" throughout the Cathedral. Click the box in the upper right-hand corner of the tour image to view it in full screen mode.
View a series of videos on your computer or on your mobile device that take you on a tour of the Cathedral of Saint Paul. Use the map to select a brief tour of any part of the Cathedral, or view them all for a full tour.

Facebook Photo Albums

Visit us on Facebook to view our photo albums.

Gift Shop

Please visit our Gift Kiosks to purchase Cathedral memorabilia:  Main Church Gift Kiosk is open during Tour times (Tuesdays-Fridays, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.).  Lower Level Gift Kiosk is open Saturdays (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) and Sundays (9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.). For Gift Shop inquiries, please call 651.357.1320.

Other Inquiries

For inquiries about Cathedral events, membership, and mass intentions, please visit the Welcome Center in the lower level on Saturdays (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) and Sundays (9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.).