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Dickeyville Grotto

Address: 305 W Main St, Dickeyville, WI 53808
Phone Number: 608-568-3119
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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English first
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97 reviews 97 reviews
21 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We were passing through this way and had a new teen with us who had never seen this. If you haven't been here or haven't been here in awhile, it is awe-inspiring to stop and look at. You will just be amazed to see everything that went into making this structure. It is interesting to take note of the little... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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79 reviews 79 reviews
33 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

If you live in Wisconsin or are passing through the area, this is definitely a one of kind road stop attraction. There is a suggested donation of $2 and it takes 10-30 to wander around and take in all the intricacies. A lot of time and thought was put into this folk art and the result is pretty amazing. Be... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

You definitely have to get out of your car to appreciate the workmanship and the wonder that has gone into this. We saw people drive by, stop and take pictures but to truly appreciate this you need to see it up close. When we first pulled up, I was not impressed but when I got closer, I was taken back... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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235 attraction reviews
316 helpful votes 316 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Fascinating shrine built from the ground up, with concrete, stones, glass and pottery. Incredible to consider all the work that went into the construction. Well worth a few minutes to look around.

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peoria, il
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11 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I had been to the Dickeyville Grotto years ago, and when I found my wife and I passing through Dickeyville, I figured it was worth stopping for. There is a recommended donation of $2 each, which is very reasonable. We spent about 20 minutes walking around examining the little pieces that made up the Grotto. While this is a religious... More 

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New York City, New York
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122 reviews 122 reviews
42 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This church adjacent park is a wonderland of religious themed outsider art. A testament to the tenacity of one man's faith, this creation is amazing to behold. Even non believers can admire the artistry and grandiosity of this monument. Also there is a church thrift shop next door, and they have great bargains. This is a worthwhile place to stop... More 

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Waunakee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I read about the Grotto in the Wisconsin State Journal and decided to check it out. It is a geological and religious wonder. A hidden gem just off 151 and well worth my drive. If you have kids, stop at Kuepers Park(right behind the gift shop).

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Certainly an attraction with a difference. Once you get up close it is amazing what this grotto is made up of. Rocks from all round the world. Mix of spiritual and the earth.

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Found this by following some bikers as we wer heading to Lancaster. A geologists delight. An amazing work of art and a treasure to look at. Shop is cash only.

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Rockford, Illinois
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88 reviews 88 reviews
43 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

WOW-- that is the only word that can describe this creation. It is amazing, and you see a new thing every time you look closely at an area. The people are extremely nice and helpful. We could have spent several hours here, but our schedule did not permit that, however I am sure we will be going back.

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