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Address: P.O. Box 667, Saint Ignatius, MT 59865
Phone Number: 406-745-2768
Description: A Jesuit mission decorated with impressive paintings of scenes from the...
A Jesuit mission decorated with impressive paintings of scenes from the Old and New Testaments.
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Mission Church

Beautiful old Catholic church... the murals inside are beautiful... Interesting out buildings to tour also... free of charge, donations welcome

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Lindy F
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Saint Ignatius, Montana
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Saint Ignatius, Montana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Beautiful old Catholic church... the murals inside are beautiful... Interesting out buildings to tour also... free of charge, donations welcome

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

There is no denying that this is a magnificent church. It was an attraction I chose while viewing others in the area. However, as a destination, I'd have been a bit disappointed. It was interesting and beautiful but not an ahhhhh, as many other churches and cathedrals I have seen. Glad I saw it, but most likely once will be... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The Mission is a short stop on your trip through the Mission mountains but well worth the stop. The beautiful frescos in the chapel are a wonder. The grounds provide information about the history of the missionaries int he Mission valley. This is a short stop and can easily be taken in, in about twenty minutes if you are in... More 

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Ronan, Montana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The frescoes alone are worth the stop! But don't miss all the rest - this place is packed with historical information and interest. Plan to spend more than a few minutes and even the kids will remember this one.

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Seattle, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I had heard and read about St. Ignatius Mission and after seeing tourist sign made the stop on the way to Flathead Lake. Beautiful church with and outdoor museum and buildings to recreate the original setting. Interior of church is beautiful and worth a peaceful moment.

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Luton
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

A Church and little museum that were really memorable. The Church is so beautiful and so unexpected.

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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
44 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This beautiful simple little church is a work of art inside. The frescos are all over the walls and the light streaming through the stained glass make this a peaceful stop. I recommend it for everyone.

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Guilford, Indiana
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41 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Saw a little write up in the AAA travel book and we stopped in here after going thru the Natl Bison Refuge. It is close by. I was in awe of all the frescos and could not believe this man had no professional training.. Each was breathtaking.

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Dublin, California
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206 reviews 206 reviews
35 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The inside of the old mission church is covered with frescos painted by Brother Joseph Carignano, who had no professional training in art and decorated the church in between working as the cook and handyman.

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Vancouver, Washington
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We were headed south from Glacier to Bozeman and remember reading about this in the hotel attraction sheet. Its a nice break. Beautiful paintings. Its nice to see a unique perspective of religion. Its a christian church but merges indian beliefs. Two pictures in the back depict Christ the Chief and Mary as an indian with Christ as a papoose... More 

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