Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist is a national historic landmark located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, it is a historic cathedral and was built in 1847. The church has been well preserved and the appearance has little changed since it's creation, the architectural design is an austere German style, the original tower of the cathedral was replaced with a taller tower in 1893. Visitors can take a self-guided tour of the cathedral and see the beautiful interiors of the historic building. Visit the church to see the interior or attend a free concert or a mass.
Things to Do
- Visitors interested in touring the church can see the interiors, the interior has large stained glass windows, the center of sanctuary has a baptismal pool.
- The Fine Arts series in the cathedral presents Wednesday free concert series, the concerts last approx. 30 minutes.
- Concert series features cathedral musicians and a variety of artists, performers play guitar, cello, choir, piano, organ, harps and other instruments.
- See unique cathedral organs, it had 6 pipe organs for most of its history, a new organ was constructed in the church in 2005.
- Many events are held at the cathedral, one upcoming event is the extra ordinary "50 children" story that is a free public event.
Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Insider tips
- You can volunteer at various services and events in the church.