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The Basilica of St. Josaphat is a ministry of the Conventual Franciscans on the South Side of Milwaukee in Historic Lincoln Village. The Basilica is a Franciscan center for prayer and spirituality, inspiration and beauty. It is home to a vibrant...more
2333 S 6th St, Milwaukee, WI 53215-3203
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We travel to other countries to see their cathedrals, and here, right in our back yard, is this world class basilica. We visited the Domes and then added this to our itinerary. We parked on the street and walked in the visitors entrance to the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Paris has Notre Dame, London has St. Paul's, Washington, D.C., has the National Cathedral and Milwaukee has the Basilica of St. Josaphat. While it might not be as grand as the others, it is in proportion to its city and is absolutely beautiful. Never mind...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The interior is stunning and the history is incredibly interesting. Come during Doors Open Milwaukee to hear all about it, or explore on your own.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended Mass at St. Josaphat's on New Year's Eve. We called in advance to ask about parking, and the staff member kindly gave us excellent directions. The Mass was wonderfully enhanced by the art and architecture at St. Josaphat's and by the tasteful decorations...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Basilica of St. Josaphat is a World Class religious and architectural site, right in Milwaukee, WI! In addition to its majestic beauty, the site also has a historical museum that will explain its beginning and history across the years. Skillfully cared for by the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here a couple weeks ago. You can wonder at your own pace. No one will question you, but, will answer questions. There is a small gift shop as well as one across the street. The one across the street was closed that day....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place, decorated for Christmas. Friendly staff, nice museum of the historyand giftshop. Donations accepted but not required.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

The basilica is magnificent & brought back many memories of going there as a child with my grandparents. However, the highlight of our visit was going into the lower level for mass in the chapel. Pure tranquility and peace embraced us as we participated in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bktruog
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This is more than just an historic church in Milwaukee! You will feel like you are visiting a cathedral in Europe - Stunning stain glass. Try to visit when there is a concert or some kind of music going on. The acoustics are AMAZING! Be...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bill G
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Great place with atnosphere of grand aspects. Loves the structire and the people inside. I felt welcome

Date of experience: September 2018
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July 21, 2017|
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Response from Basilica1901 | Property representative |
Yes, the Basilica is always open and accessible whenever the Visitors Center is open. We hope you enjoy your visit. Regular hours for the Visitors Center are Monday through Saturday, 9am to 4pm.
Sue R
April 30, 2017|
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Response from Basilica1901 | Property representative |
Yes. The Basilica is fully accessible for visitors with wheelchairs. Enter through the Pope John Paul II Pavilion located on the west side of the Basilica.
December 28, 2016|
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Response from billkat1 | Reviewed this property |
In their parking lot, or street parking. We have never had parking issues the many times that we have visited or attended mass.