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St. Joan of Arc Chapel

Address: 1415 W. Wisconsin Ave., Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Phone Number: 414/288-6873
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Ranked #27 of 75 Attractions in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Cultural
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Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The chapel is located a short walk from Gesu on the Marquette University campus and definitely worth taking some time to visit. As the chapel is located behind other buildings, there is no immediate parking however what does one expect as this is downtown in a major city so a short walk should not be a big deal. It is... More

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portage wi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Yeah, that seems kind of incongruous, doesn't it. But here's the deal - as you can find from Marquette University's website - this small, stone chapel was decaying in France and brought stone by stone to Long Island in the 1920's and then somehow dismantled again and reassembled on Marquette University's campus. It is a treasure and is usually open... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

This is an intriguing historical piece that was disassembled in France and shipped here to be reassembled on what is now the Marquette campus. This chapel is free to tour and a charming spot to peak into if you find yourself near Marquette University in the downtown area.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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6 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

We were not able to go inside the building - it appears it is only open at limited times. It is about a 10 to 15 minutes visit and if you are in the area/vicinity it is worth the quick stop. Parking is not convenient and it will take you at least 10 to 15 minutes to walk depending where... More

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This adorable chapel, on the grounds of Marquette University, was moved to Milwaukee in 1965. It is beautifully displayed and highlighted by meticulously attended grounds near the statue of Marquette. Unfortunately, the chapel was closed when we visited so we were not able to see the interior.

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Cleveland
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53 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

This lovely chapel sits in the heart of the Marquette campus. It is open to the public & free. Once you enter, you can feel as though you have stepped back in the Middle Ages.

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Buffalo, New York
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Peaceful, tiny chapel imported from France in the center of the great urban Marquette campus. Worth a visit to this corner of the city.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

A beautiful, small gem tucked away on Marquette University's campus. A stunning chapel. A Milwaukee must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

What an amazing story behind an amazing building. Very serene and beautiful. It is a very faith filled experience. I want to attend Mass there some day. Very easy to find and the guides there are very knowledgeable.

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St. Louis
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Interesting history of the chapel which was brought over from France. Small chapel but only a small part was the supposed chapel where Joan of Arc prayed before going into battle.

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