Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, Chicago

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  • August 5, 2017
    The Rockefeller Chapel, despite being called a "chapel" is actually an enormous Gothic building at the University of Chicago, with huge windows and a vaulted ceiling. It may even be bigger than the Ho...  more »
  • July 17, 2017
    Hyde Park is often overlooked in tours of Chicago, which is too bad. The Rockefeller Chapel is a treasure hosting many wonderful events, my favorite memory being attending a talk by Jane Goodall. The ...  more »
  • June 17, 2017
    Rockefeller Memorial Chapel is an important building in Hyde Park worthy of a visit. But this review is focused on the bell tower and carillon. Most visitors aren't aware that twice weekdays (Tuesday ...  more »
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  • March 1, 2017
    Massive and beautiful. A true gem of the south side. When I came here it was completely empty and it was nice to just sit and take it all in. Also, make sure to check out the schedule of the chapel, as they hold live concerts.
  • November 28, 2016
    The majestic Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, at 200 feet, is the tallest building at the University of Chicago. The lavender garden is beautiful as are the many wood and stone carvings and the intricate ceiling. Come hear one of the largest carillons in the world. One of the best times to see the Rockefeller Chapel is the one weekend in October each year when it is open to the Chicago Architectural Foundation's Open House Chicago. Amazing.
  • December 12, 2016
    Great decorations inside. Tall and landmark building in the Chicago University.
  • April 11, 2016
    Rockefeller is a beautiful building which hosts one of the largest carillons in the world. The tower which hosts the carillon is the tallest on the uchicago campus, and tours to see the view from the top (along with the carillon bells and the keyboard) run leave from inside the front doors at 11:30 am or 4:30 pm on weekdays and 12:15 pm on Sundays. The rest of the chapel is well worth a visit as well!
  • May 10, 2017
    Beautiful church.

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