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St. John's Cathedral

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Address: 802 N. Jackson St., Milwaukee, WI
Phone Number: 414-276-9814
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Beautiful Cathedral

I had never seen the church prior to the "changes" so I had nothing to compare it to, but I attend a mass with my nephew prior to his confirmation and was impressed. Afterwards... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2012
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Verona, WI
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This isn't fancy like the basilica, but it is stunning in the artwork that is there. There are mosaic Stations of the Cross, the most stunning statue of Mary I have ever seen, but the weirdest crucifix I have ever seen. Jesus is supposed to be holding a dove in his hand, but we thought it was a wishbone! Once... More 

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dayton, oh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This church was a very average modern looking church in the inside. It was not impressive at all. I recommend skipping this attraction.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This is where I was confirmed. Love the greatness of this Cathedral. There isn't much to compare it to in Wisconsin when looking at Cathedrals or Churches.

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Dyersville, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I was surprised to find out how modern the inside felt for such an old church. The seating is on individual chairs set in an arc with the kneelers on the chair in front of you. The music was very good. We attended 9:30 mass on a Sunday morning and could park easily out front. The church is very ornate... More 

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PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This church is not as impressive as we had expected. It was easy to get to, and we were able to park right out in front (meter). There isn't much to look at, and we were only there a few minutes. If you are in the area, stop and look, otherwise, pass.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

As the seat of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, this Church is just as beautiful as you would expect. Gorgeous stained glass, impressive architecture, and incredible sound quality. The choir is beautiful during Mass. The Cathedral is open during the day and very quiet - great for folks working downtown who need a quiet place to pray and think.

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Mt Pleasant, WI
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Before the modernization, it was a very beautiful Cathedral. Attending Mass with Bishop Dolan was very very heart warming.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

I had never seen the church prior to the "changes" so I had nothing to compare it to, but I attend a mass with my nephew prior to his confirmation and was impressed. Afterwards, we were given an informational tour, which I thoroughly enjoyed. The history of the church is impressive. There is also, now an interesting ghost tour that... More 

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Awesome architecture, serene and peaceful. Worth a visit even if you don't attend mass

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

An old church, nothing compared to St. Josaphat . In downtown area and close to the east side

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Additional Information about St. John's Cathedral

Address: 802 N. Jackson St., Milwaukee, WI
Phone Number: 414-276-9814
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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