The Eck Visitors Center’s free public tour offers a historical and social overview of life at Notre Dame. Most tours will include visits to the Grotto, Basilica of the Sacred Heart*, Main Building (the Golden Dome), and the Hesburgh Library (“Touchdown Jesus”). Tours are not permitted to enter Notre Dame Stadium.
The tours are walking tours, taking approximately an hour and fifteen minutes to an hour and a half covering approximately two miles of campus. A limited number of wheelchairs are available. Please call 574-631-5726 to reserve a wheelchair in advance or inquire at the front desk prior to the start of the tour. A valid driver’s license will be required for rental.