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Address: 84 Cumberland Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895
Phone Number: 401-356-0713
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Description: Landmark which was once the center of the Sentintellist movement with...
Landmark which was once the center of the Sentintellist movement with frescoes modeled after the Sistine Chapel.
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Absolutely wonderful. A real gem. Excellent tour guides. A hidden gem! Highly recomment

Beautiful church, easy to find, huge parking space. Great tour guides, very inexpensive. Really wonderful. A must see for anyone who loves art.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Millis, Massachusetts
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Millis, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Beautiful church, easy to find, huge parking space. Great tour guides, very inexpensive. Really wonderful. A must see for anyone who loves art.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

What an awesome place. Lots of local history combined with religion and art. The art work is as impressive as the Sistine chapel in Rome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The most beautiful building in the state (excluding Newport Mansions). The staff is WONDERFUL and so heartwarming. The tours are very informative and you're guaranteed to learn something new. There's so much history in this diamond in the rough.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great place to visit. Lots of knowledge contained in these walls. Take a moment and visit here. Beautiful place.

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Dothan, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I have been posting TripAdvisor reviews on and off for a few years now, and although I've had the opportunity to see some nice things as I travel, it's rare that I get so enthusiastic about visiting a new place that I want to take everyone I know by the hand and lead them to see what I've seen here.... More 

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Lady Lake, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We selected Woonsocket as a town to explore by bike just because we found the name of the town to be humorous. We stopped at St Ann's on a Saturday and were welcomed by the (unpaid) staff working to set up for a reception. Even though tours are normally given on Sunday, they took time out from their chores and... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Rhode Island's most treasured masterpiece. A visit here should be on everyone's visit list when in Rhode Island. The volunteers who SAVED this masterpiece did a fabulous job restoring it. No need to fly to Rome and visit the Sistine Chapel. The frescos, paintings, stained glass, woodwork, floors, etc. are all beautifully restored and just GLEAM. Best to call ahead... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. Had my wedding there and could not stop looking up at the beautiful artwork on the ceiling. Def a must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Absolutely beautiful place. A must see if you are in the area. The volunteers are so wonderful! My husband and I were married here and it was incredible, everything was perfect and we will never forget our experience there!

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

On our way to Providence we took a detour and stopped in Woonsocket Rhode Island. We read in Trip Advisor about St Ann's and stopped by hoping we could visit unfortunately it was closed, however we were fortunate that will the president of the nonprofit that oversees the building let us in and took us on an outstanding tour. The... More 

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