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Rockefeller Memorial Chapel

5850 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637-1628
+1 773-702-2100
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Rockefeller Chapel, located at University of Chicago, Hyde Park, is used for concerts, graduations... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stan Z
Chicago, Illinois
Beautiful part of the U of C campus

Beautiful and worth the trip to Hyde park, when you visit take the time to walk around the rest of... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Rockford, Illinois
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5850 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637-1628
Hyde Park
+1 773-702-2100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rockefeller Chapel, located at University of Chicago, Hyde Park, is used for concerts, graduations, Sunday worship, etc.. It houses a spectacular 133 rank, E.M. Skinner pipe organ, rebuilt in recent years. Also has a large Carillon, played most Sunday afternoons by fine performers. Access via...More

Thank Stan Z
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Beautiful and worth the trip to Hyde park, when you visit take the time to walk around the rest of the U of C campus.

Thank AJLIllinois
Reviewed 31 March 2017

By charter, Rockefeller Chapel is the tallest building on the entire U of C campus. It's very pretty on the inside. Graduates look forward to walking down the aisle and getting their diploma. One of the things I love about U of C is a...More

Thank pitttrader1988
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Wonderful experience yesterday. The bells where playing the Game of Thrones Theme! At first couldn't work out what it was as didn't expect it. Amazing

Reviewed 7 October 2016

The John D. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel is right next door to the Oriental Institute Museum and is worth a quick visit. It was built in 1910 by its namesake and founder of the University of Chicago. The chapel has a gothic feel, but with no...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is the Rockefeller family chapel, they were the family that created the University of Chicago. 2nd largest carillon in the U.S., great wood carvings too, exceptional stained glass, worth a few minutes if you are already on UofC campus.

Thank RickMIusa
Reviewed 26 August 2016

It is a beautiful building, wonderful organ and acoustics, great concert venue. As "Illinoisnow" comments, you do not have to be a religious person to appreciate this building. But if you ARE a religious person, you will have to look very, very hard to find...More

Thank Prestinna
Reviewed 12 August 2016

A very good friend of my son was recently married here. Absolutely breath-taking church! Amazing architecture, love all the stain glass windows.

Thank SidSidow
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Visit this historic chapel. You do not have to be a religious person to appreciate the building. Free to the public. They also have free concerts.

Thank Illinoisnow
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Large beautiful, high-ceilinged chapel on the University of Chicago campus. Lots of history. Worth a walk-through.

Thank L H
Hyde Park
If you want to get a feel for quintessential South
Side Chicago, you have to make a stop in Hyde Park,
one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. This
historic area is home to two of the city’s most
prominent cultural institutions, the Museum of Science
and Industry and the University of Chicago. A stroll
here will bring you past vintage and grand hotels
converted into luxury apartment buildings; peaceful
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Will there be an Organ Concert sept. 27,28 or 29th?
25 July 2016|
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Street parking.