St. Joseph Chapel

  • 29th St. & Orchard Avenue or 27th St. & Greenfield Avenue
  • Hours
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Last admittance to building: 3:45 p.m.
  • Sunday: NOT OPEN
  • Architect and year: Brust & Philipp 1917
  • Photography permitted: yes
  • Filming permitted: yes
  • Handicapped accessible: Fully handicapped accessible Restrooms: yes

Step inside this 1917 gem, rich with soaring marble columns, colorful stained glass windows from Austria, exquisite wood carvings and color mosaics. Designed by architects Peter Brust and Richard Philipp, this Italian Romanesque Revival marvel is one of Milwaukee’s most beautiful sacred spaces. Learn about the chapel’s outstanding acoustics as experienced guides share the chapel’s story. School Sisters of St. Francis provide guided tours of their century-old chapel, where music and art are integral to spiritual life. Tours also in Spanish.