General Information

Please be aware that the Carmel Mission is an active parish and as such has services on Sunday mornings and events such as weddings and funerals during the week which may limit accessibility to the Basilica.

Although there are stairs in several places the courtyards, and Basilica are wheelchair accessible.

The admission fee to visit the Mission grounds, Basilica and Museums is as follows: $9.50 for Adults, $7.00 for Seniors and $5.00 for Children 7 and up. Admission is free for children 6 and under. These funds are used to support the continued maintenance and restoration of Carmel Mission.

Visiting hours:
Please note that the Carmel Mission grounds close 15 minutes before the Museum Store.

Carmel Mission and the Museum Store:
Now through April 20th   Every Day  9:30am to 5:00p.m.
April 21st- May 24th Mon-Thurs 9:30amto  5:00pm    Fri, Sat & Sun  9:30 to 7:00pm
May 25th -Sept 4th   Every Day 9:30am to 7:00pm

Please call the Carmel Mission at 831-624-1271 ext. 210 to inquire about holiday schedules.