National Shrine of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, Chicago

3.7
#46 of 50 in Museums in Chicago
Originally built as the chapel inside Columbus Hospital, which Mother Cabrini founded in 1904, it now stands by itself as beacon to the faithful and symbol of Mother Cabrini's worldwide mission.
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  • Definitely need GPS to find the place. Also has limited hours: I had to leave prior to 4 PM. But this modest shrine with authentic memorabilia and relics is worth visiting. The museum is small and no ...  more »
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  • This is a beautiful place and unless you know to look for it, you'll never find it. It's right next to Lincoln Park so if you're out for a walk, stop in. It also has a cool history. The property was bought by a developer but the deed had a restriction to keep the shrine in place. So, you have a gorgeous church under a 20+ story condo building.
  • Finding the place is not too easy, but it is worth a quick visit if one is nearby. Consider, that the place has limited hours, they close at 3 pm. Religious people, Catholics, mostly, will find this place very interesting.

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