Martyrs' Shrine

16163 Highway 12 West,
P.O. Box 7 Stn. Main
Midland, ON L4R 4K6

Phone: 705-526-3788
Toll free: 855-526-3788
Fax: 705-526-1546


Seasonal Hours

Daily between 8:30am-9:00pm from the first Saturday in May to Thanksgiving Monday.

Visitor Office
Daily between 9:00am-4:00pm

Pastoral Services
Daily between 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm

Shrine Giftshop
Daily between 9:00am-4:00pm

* New* Shrine Restaurant
Scheduled to open for May, 2024. Check back for details.

Off-Season Hours

Weekdays from 9:00am-5:00pm from Thanksgiving Monday to the first Saturday in May.

During our off-season, the Shrine Church and grounds are closed to the public, with the exception of some special events. Our staff however, are available to provide phone and email support.


Admission Rates for 2024

Please note that we strive to keep our gate fees as low as possible but must remain diligent in ensuring we protect this holy and historic space for generations to come. We thank you for your understanding and continued support for our Mission. Our gate fees account for less than 35% of what it takes to operate the Shrine every year. The difference is fundraised and supported by donations. 

Adult Admission (18+): $10.00

Youth Admission (0-18 years): FREE*

Support Persons (When accompanying a paying visitor with disability): FREE*

Indigenous Persons (With proof of Status Card): FREE*

*New* Canadian Veterans (With proof of Veteran's Service Card): FREE*

*New* Ontario Teachers (With proof of Ontario College of Teacher's Card): FREE*

Free Admission Days:

  • Mar 29, 2024 (Good Friday)*
  • May 4, 2024 (Opening Day)*
  • July 31 (Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola)*
  • September 28 (Feast of the Canadian Martyrs (Shrine Observance)*

*Please note that these complimentary admissions are not eligible for certain specialized events, bundled rates or group bookings.

2024 Season's Pass

Enjoy unlimited season visits to Martyrs' Shrine for you and up to four guests along with discounts at the Shrine Shoppes, all for the low price of $75.

Admissions Bundle

This year we are offering a 2-for-1 admission to Martyrs' Shrine and the living history museum located at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons.

Group Rates

It pays to book ahead with our special group rates offered to tour operators, parishes and schools. Contact our team today to see if this is right for you.

"The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning." - Mitch Albom