National Shrine of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, Chicago

#46 of 48 in Museums in Chicago
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
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...  more »
  • Very beautiful church. This is by far one of the most underrated churches in Chicago I just went in here by chance and I was blown away. I had no idea that a hospital was built here in 1920 and the church inside is the original church from the hospital. Amazing history. They also have the actual room where Saint Cabrini died and a few other of her relics. Very important history this is the first American citizen saint. Highly recommend checking this out, maybe even just go here for a mass.
  • Underrated church in the city. It is astonishing. Must visit if you are in the Lincoln Park area.

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