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The Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America is one of Washington, D.C.’s hidden treasures. It stands as an Oasis of Peace in the middle of bustling Washington. It is at once a house of worship, an architectural marvel and a sprawling expanse of gardens. We invite you to visit. Walk-ins are welcome. Groups of 6 or more require a reservation. We always recommend that you call in advance.

Contact us at 202-526-6800 to make your reservation and to plan your tour.

Or you can sign up online by clicking here.

Frequently Asked Questions


The Monastery is located at
1400 Quincy St. N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20017
Driving & Metro Directions
Guided Tour Hours
No 10 a.m. or 11a.m. tours April 30
Monday – Saturday
10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m.
1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m.
More about guided tours


For Educators & Students
We have several additional opportunities for students who are visiting the Monastery.
Click here to learn more
Types of Tours
To see a list of the tours available at the Monastery, click here.
When you support the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America, you support an historical landmark and an oasis of peace in the middle of busy Washington, D.C. But your support does so much more. Your support provides assistance to Christians in the Holy Land. You allow Christianity to remain and thrive in the Holy Land. Support us today.