We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Baha'i House of Worship

100 Linden Ave, At Sheridan Rd., Wilmette, IL 60091-2879
+1 847-853-2300
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
A Must-See Stop on the North Shore

This beautiful structure with its newly renovated gardens is an absolute gem. The view looking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
aestheticangel
,
Winnetka, Illinois
Serenity

As the skyscrapers of the city gradually fall away while traveling north, this magnificent... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Matthew P
,
Chicago, Illinois
Read all 371 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
A special mix of quartz and white cement was developed for the intricate ornamentation on the nine-sided, domed structure.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“welcome center” (21 reviews)
“sheridan road” (16 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
All hours
Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
LOCATION
100 Linden Ave, At Sheridan Rd., Wilmette, IL 60091-2879
CONTACT
Website
+1 847-853-2300
Write a ReviewReviews (371)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 335 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful structure with its newly renovated gardens is an absolute gem. The view looking upward from the sanctuary is particularly spectacular, but be prepared to accommodate those who are there for worship. Hospitable members of the faith will welcome you and provide tours, including...More

Thank aestheticangel
Reviewed 9 December 2017

As the skyscrapers of the city gradually fall away while traveling north, this magnificent structure peacefully punctuates the blue expanse of the sky. Approaching it by car is a fascinating voyage, brought to fruition only by getting and and walking among its pristine steps to...More

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I see the pictures online which is extremely beautiful, gorgeous, however, it's a rainy day when we go there, yet the beautiful still beautiful, it would be perfect if the weather is good, you can take a picture with good looking, no need to be...More

Thank ELKW
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Its history is interesting. The founder of this world religion approached Theodore Roosevelt, Kaiser Wilhelm of German and many other world leaders for funds. The building and gardens are one of a kind and the setting next to Lake Michigan is superb. There are films,...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Please try to visit this beautiful construction. We went on a sunny day and the experience was wonderful.

Thank LindaJ161
Reviewed 2 December 2017

An absolute blessing of a space in this otherwise very troubled and distant world. Kudos to this bastion of peace, where folks practice actually what they preach. Exemplary on all fronts.

Thank Childofthesoftgrass
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Known also by its Persian title as "Dawning-Place of the Mention of God", this gift to the greater community is the place to simply escape life's distraction. Unlike large, older churches in the US and Europe, they respect the sacred nature of your private space...More

Thank SteveLicata
A TripAdvisor Member
272
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

My friends saw some scenic pictures of the outside and we decided to check it out. The main hall itself is very simply a dome with many pews. The grounds outside are very well kept. It would be beautiful for wedding pictures. The guide we...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I take visitors from out of town here -- it adds nice variety to the usual tourist places. The architecture is interesting, and the museum they have is informative.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a wonderful attraction that leaves one in awe of the inside and outside architectural structure. It is also informative of what the Baha'i faith is about. This is a great place for anyone who wants to learn and enjoys beauty.

Thank Barbiedollstar
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Wilmette Hotels
Hilton Garden Inn Chicago North Shore/Evanston
724 reviews
2.62 km away
Hilton Orrington/Evanston
1,194 reviews
2.84 km away
Margarita European Inn, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
147 reviews
3.13 km away
The Homestead
226 reviews
3.15 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Ten Mile House
84 reviews
1.47 km away
Alchemy Coffee and Bake House
14 reviews
.68 km away
Mustard's Last Stand
43 reviews
1.38 km away
JP's Pizza & Grill
8 reviews
.63 km away
Nearby Attractions
Gillson Park
47 reviews
.56 km away
Grosse Point Lighthouse
72 reviews
1.34 km away
Ryan Field
77 reviews
1.27 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
GalinaNewYork
2 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Cristina S | Reviewed this property |
I believe Uber would Be a good option.
1
Vote
Google Translation
Arundhatee T
1 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from EmilianoZM | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can easily park in the street
0
Votes