Tours of the Knights’ Tower – Sept. 5-8, 2013

On September 8, 2013, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Dedication of the Knights’ Tower Carillon. That weekend, to mark this special occasion, the Basilica will offer an extraordinary opportunity to journey up into the Tower and view our Nation’s capital from this spectacular vantage point. Tour opportunities are available Thursday September 5 through Sunday September 8, 2013. Visitors will ascend the Tower elevator to the observation level where they can take in spectacular views in all four directions.


To take advantage of this unique experience, sign up for one of the available tour times. Registration opens on August 5, 2013 at 9:00am, to reserve your free tickets please visit


Mailing Address:
Basilica of the National Shrine
400 Michigan Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20017-1566

Contact Name: Communications Department
Telephone Number: 202-281-0620


Let me know if anyone in the groups would be interested in going on Sept. 8. There are many K of C events planned as well, such as a special mass and remarks by Carl Anderson.  This is an event that could include spouses, family. Thanks.



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