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Sinsinawa Mother House

585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI 53824-9701
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Worth taking the time to stop

The grounds are beautiful, and the stained glass is a must see-- but DO NOT pass up an opportunity... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
AJLIllinois
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Rockford, Illinois
Lovely place of tranquility and excellent bread!

I have been visiting "The Mound" since I attended Dominican University starting in 2001, and it's... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2016
Sally1382
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Madison, Wisconsin
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  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
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4 May 2017
“Worth taking the time to stop”
14 May 2016
“Lovely place of tranquility and excellent bread!”
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585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI 53824-9701
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

The grounds are beautiful, and the stained glass is a must see-- but DO NOT pass up an opportunity to but the bread-- the Cinnamon bread is the best I have ever had !!!! Also the gift shop is filled with unique one of a...More

Thank AJLIllinois
Reviewed 15 May 2016

I have been visiting "The Mound" since I attended Dominican University starting in 2001, and it's so refreshing to see that some things do not change. This place is a wonderful spot to meditate and think whether or not you are spiritual. The gift shop...More

Thank Sally1382
Reviewed 6 February 2016

I had heard about Sinsinawa, but never visited. It is a quick detour if you're driving through Dubuque, and worth the stop. We were there for less than 30 minutes, and it felt well worth it. It is a stunning church and inspiring space. My...More

1  Thank JO53PH_MSN
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Set into a beautiful hill, surrounded by trees and offering breathtaking vistas of surrounding farms on the horizon, you need to stop by and see for yourself. The chapel is truly unique. Don't leave without several loaves of cinnamon bread and other items baked on...More

1  Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 4 February 2013

Beautiful place in lovely country setting. Nice informative tour,great dining,nice gift shop..and don't forget the baked bread from their own bakery!!soooo goood!!

Thank Fred H
Reviewed 19 November 2012

Beautiful location, and buildings, nice gift shop and great baked goods. The main chapel is lovely be sure to see the old fort, and post office. Gift shop not open on Sunday.

Thank luzi76
Reviewed 8 November 2012

If you're looking for a different place to visit near Dubuque this location is home to a large community of Dominican sisters. Set in a beautiful, large landscape this convent was once a boarding school. There is also a large church chapel and gift shop...More

3  Thank RFiocchi
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