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:
Every Day  9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Please call the Carmel Mission at 831-624-1271 ext. 210 to inquire about holiday schedules.
On Wednesday August 22, 2018 we invite you to the Sixth Annual Carmel Mission Classic.
This special event supports the upkeep and restoration of the Carmel Mission. With your $55 entrance fee you will enjoy an exclusive display of world class automobiles, wine tasting and tours of the Carmel Mission and museums. The Mission Museum Store will be closed for this event.
There will not be any services at the Mission.  The parish office will be closed.