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Sinsinawa Mother House

585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI 53824-9701
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A nice side trip between Dubuque and Madison.

This is a detour worth taking off Hwy 151 just north of Dubuque or when in the Galena area. A... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tom I
Sacred Simplicity Au Naturalle!

Here for a workshop and what an amazing environment! The Chapel is so beautiful and a gorgeous... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Racine, Wisconsin
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585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI 53824-9701
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a detour worth taking off Hwy 151 just north of Dubuque or when in the Galena area. A historic and religious site, the chapel and grounds will impress you, great views and a surprising gift shop. Be sure to take in the museum...More

Thank Tom I
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Here for a workshop and what an amazing environment! The Chapel is so beautiful and a gorgeous architectural wonder in the round! Attending Mass here is such a great experience it's magical. The best view of stained glass windows inside telling the story of faith...More

Thank legacyendeavors
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The grounds are beautiful, and the stained glass is a must see-- but DO NOT pass up an opportunity to but the bread-- the Cinnamon bread is the best I have ever had !!!! Also the gift shop is filled with unique one of a...More

Thank AJLIllinois
Reviewed 15 May 2016

I have been visiting "The Mound" since I attended Dominican University starting in 2001, and it's so refreshing to see that some things do not change. This place is a wonderful spot to meditate and think whether or not you are spiritual. The gift shop...More

Thank Sally1382
Reviewed 6 February 2016

I had heard about Sinsinawa, but never visited. It is a quick detour if you're driving through Dubuque, and worth the stop. We were there for less than 30 minutes, and it felt well worth it. It is a stunning church and inspiring space. My...More

1  Thank JO53PH_MSN
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Set into a beautiful hill, surrounded by trees and offering breathtaking vistas of surrounding farms on the horizon, you need to stop by and see for yourself. The chapel is truly unique. Don't leave without several loaves of cinnamon bread and other items baked on...More

1  Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 4 February 2013

Beautiful place in lovely country setting. Nice informative tour,great dining,nice gift shop..and don't forget the baked bread from their own bakery!!soooo goood!!

Thank Fred H
Reviewed 19 November 2012

Beautiful location, and buildings, nice gift shop and great baked goods. The main chapel is lovely be sure to see the old fort, and post office. Gift shop not open on Sunday.

Thank luzi76
Reviewed 8 November 2012

If you're looking for a different place to visit near Dubuque this location is home to a large community of Dominican sisters. Set in a beautiful, large landscape this convent was once a boarding school. There is also a large church chapel and gift shop...More

3  Thank RFiocchi
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