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Basilica of St. Mary

88 N 17th St, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1295
+1 612-333-1381
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Beautiful Building!

Hoped to go to the Sculpture Garden but it was raining so went in here instead. Beautiful building... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
A site to see!

Neither my boyfriend or I are religious people but we have an appreciation for culture... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mindy Y
Rockford, Illinois
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Nation's First Basilica
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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88 N 17th St, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1295
+1 612-333-1381
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Hoped to go to the Sculpture Garden but it was raining so went in here instead. Beautiful building. Organist was playing when we were there so that added to the experience. You can walk up and around in back of the main part in front...More

Thank CLL1948
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Neither my boyfriend or I are religious people but we have an appreciation for culture, architecture, and history. I really wanted to make sure that we were able to visit one of the Beautiful churches that sprinkle the Minneapolis landscape and we chose the right...More

Thank Mindy Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were not able to visit at a time when we could access the interior of the Basilica (for one of the tours or to attend a Mass), however we were able to walk around the entire exterior. Gorgeous building and glad we got to...More

Thank St_Belmont
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the only Basilica in Minneapolis. Even the numerous confessionals look stately. We were lucky to witness a Saturday wedding here. The Basilica is open most days. The inside looks small compared to what you are looking at outside.

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited famous Basilicas in France, Spain, Crotia, and of course Italy, and this Basilica fits right in with the traditional design of the finest and most famous. It may be young by global European standards age-wise and it may be lacking legendary art,...More

Thank DaveEB310
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by the basilica after our visit to the Walker. Beautiful inside and out. Check out the garden on the north western side of the property.

Thank Leo S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just browsing this church is stunning, but the tour guide we got after the Sunday late morning Mass was terrific! His knowledge was astounding, and his explanation really brought this space of worship and its history to life!

Thank AquatenniiaT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a Minneapolis must see for those that love stunning architecture with a rich history. It's worth the visit to see the stained glass, the marble and the statures. If you want to attend a holiday mass, Christmas, Easter, etc. Get there very early...More

Thank tessalovestravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to mass here while visiting Minneapolis. The basilica is beautiful, especially the stained glass, and the organ music during mass was wonderful.

Thank Jill R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This church reminded me of the one in NYC! Massive, beautiful inside and out! Really enjoyed touring the inside. The stain glass was incredible.

Thank kidsmom1999
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14 May 2015|
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Response from Roshan R | Reviewed this property |
Mass Schedule July 7-14, 2015 at the Basilica of St. Mary is: Week day Mass at 12:00 p.m. in Chapel, and weekend Masses included Saturday at 5:15 p.m., and Sunday at 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 4:30 p.m., and 6:30 p.m... More
Heather B
29 January 2015|
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Response from marjiewestmarin_CA | Reviewed this property |
The cathedral was open and we just visited on our own.

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