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Old St. Mary's Church

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Address: 836 N. Broadway St., Milwaukee, WI
Phone Number: 414-271-6180
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8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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What An Awesome Old Church, Yet Contemporary!

In Milwaukee for just a couple days, and visited Old St Mary's early in the morning for the 7AM mass. What an awesome place, and about 50 business people there for the morning... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Jay M
Joliet, Illinois

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Joliet, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Milwaukee for just a couple days, and visited Old St Mary's early in the morning for the 7AM mass. What an awesome place, and about 50 business people there for the morning mass to start their day.

Thank Jay M
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Beautiful and Father Tim welcomes everyone - he's a great priest who is revitalizing the East Side Catholic churches.

Thank Ed T
Belleair, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Old St. Mary's is one of Milwaukee's oldest churches. Although smaller than many churches, it is one of the most beautifuland a very vibrant parish as well. It's downtown and worth a visit. Unfortunately, it is not unlocked during the day. To visit, come during daily mass (7:00 am and noon) or on Sunday mornings.

1 Thank Brian M
Stamford, Connecticut
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Small but ample to host a wedding; quite old but well kept ; historical but in the downtown what else is left to describe, No fees to enter; a quick 15 mins is enough if you are not going for the mass.

Thank Puneet C
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

The church is quite old and lovely. I was pleasantly surprised to see so many people attend the Ash Wednesday services at lunchtime. I'm not sure who was leading the service

Thank LGuerrero0
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

This is a beautiful church with gorgeous stained glass windows. For those of us who work downtown, they have a noon Mass on holy days that takes about 45 minutes (so you can go over your lunch hour).

1 Thank ckopczyk
Milwaukee, Wi
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190 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

While a little staid on the outside, the interior is beautiful. It has a very modern central cross over the altar. The seating arrangements are flexible which can be a plus. THe acoustics are a little echo-y but still very good.

Thank TomM_8
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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61 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Take a moment and step back in time, very good example of a traditional Catholic Church, you can visit anytime. Check the mass schedules for times. Great pictures!

1 Thank CheffJeff
Mt Pleasant, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

I have season tickets to the MSO Pops Concerts. Before attending concerts, I always attend the 4:30 Saturday Mass. The music is very professional and fills the church. They have extraordinary priests that give thoughtful inspiring homilies. The Church is beautiful and not modern. A lot like the Church I attended many years ago as a youth. I especially enjoy... More 

2 Thank Jon J M
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

This is in the downtown area and is small and beautiful. Has a warm and cozy feeling for you to enjoy while saying a prayer or two.

Thank sabers86

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