Docents are the Cathedral’s ambassadors at the Heritage Center, a museum that contains drawings, pictures and displays documenting the history of churches on this site since 1770. They also give tours of the Chapel and grounds.
Heritage Center & Docent Tour Hours
After extensive renovation, the Heritage Center has reopened. :
- Sunday – 1:00-3:00 pm
- 2nd and 4th Monday – 1:15-3:15 pm
- Tuesday – closed
- Wednesday 10:00-12:00 pm
- Thursday – closed
- Friday – 10:00 am-3:00 pm
- Saturday – 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Thanksgiving Holiday, Monday Nov. 20 through Sunday Nov. 26
Christmas Holidays, Sunday Dec. 17 through Tuesday Jan. 2.
View Photos of celebration when Our Lady of Guadalupe statue “returned home” on Oct 10, 2009.
California’s Oldest [and smallest in lower 48 states] Catholic Cathedral: Here’s a link to a short documentary about the cathedral which was produced by the City of Monterey in conjunction with 2013 Monterey History Fest.
Contact Stephanie Lawrence at email@example.com for more information, or to schedule a group tour.