Shrine of the Grotto of the Redemption

208 1st Ave. N.W.
West Bend, IA 50597- Map It
(515) 887-2371

AAA Editor Notes

Shrine of the Grotto of the Redemption is 3 blks. w. of SR 15 at 208 1st Ave. N.W. Construction of the shrine began in 1912. Covering nearly a city block, it contains more than 20 hand-carved Carrara marble grottoes, each portraying a scene in the life of Jesus Christ. The grotto, which represents a vast collection of minerals and precious and semi-precious stones, is valued at more than $5 million. Artifacts, photographs and tools also are on display. Guided tours are available. Camping is permitted. Food is available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
Donations.
Hours: Daily 24 hours. Museum open daily 10-5. Guided tours are given on the hour, May-Oct. Last tour begins at closing.