Group tours

If you work at a school, belong to an organization, church, or club, you can schedule a group tour with one of our knowledgeable tour leaders. Our tours are perfect if you have a passion for history, are interested in spirituality and religion, have a love of nature, or are curious about living more sustainably.

A guided tour is one of the best ways for you to understand our story and how it applies to these topics.

You can choose the tour schedule that works best for your group.

  • Morning Tour

    9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

    Your Morning Tour starts with a short video introduction followed by a tour of some of our most historic and beautiful spaces including the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and the Church of the Immaculate Conception.

  • Afternoon Tour

    1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Your Afternoon Tour will include everything on the Morning Tour and more outdoor spaces such as the Log Cabin Chapel, alpacas, and organic gardens.

  • All Day Tour

    9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    The All Day Tour is the best way to get the most from your tour. It includes everything from the shorter tours and more. Lunch can be arranged. On-site transportation is available.

  • School Tour

    9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Your school will receive the video introduction to view before your arrival. Students will see all the significant spaces both inside and outside. Lunch can be arranged.

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“When I am leading tours I'm able to see people absorb Mother Theodore's grace and goodness as they walk this holy ground. I know they will leave their own footsteps, their own goodness, energy, and joy, which will bless Saint Mary-of-the-Woods for years to come.”

Sister Rosemary Nudd

Docent Coordinator

Must sees

Don’t miss these places when you visit Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

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All are welcome

Each year thousands of people from all over the world visit us. You might be wondering who can visit Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Here are some groups we welcome each year:

Church groups of all denominations

School field trips

4-H members

Scout troops

Confirmation classes

Women’s auxiliaries

Senior groups

Travel clubs

After your guided group tour,

we invite you to come back and explore on your own. Maybe you want to take a stroll or stop by for Sunday Brunch.

Sunday Brunch

Our award-winning Sunday Brunch buffet is a great place to relax and connect with family and friends.

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Biking, hiking, picnicking, walking, stroller pushing

Pack a picnic and head out to the Woods for a peaceful day outside.

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Shop, Eat, Stay

Pick up a unique gift for a special occasion or see what’s fresh from the farm.

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The Church of the Immaculate Conception at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

Upcoming events

Sep
11

Taizé Prayer

That all may be one The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods invite you their monthly ecumenical Taizé prayer service held in the Church of the Immaculate Conception on the second Tuesday of every month….

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Sep
16

Sundays at the Woods: Photography as a Form of Prayer

Do you enjoy taking photos on your phone or camera? Spend the afternoon immersed in the beauty of the Woods and discover how you can use photography as a form of prayer and meditation. We…

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Sep
30

Fall Farm Day at the Woods

Join us for a fun family day filled with alpacas, hayrides, children’s activities, fiber demos (felting, spinning, weaving and knitting), farm and 4H demonstrations, videos and more. Learn about the history of farming at the…

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Get to know us better

White Violet Center is jut one of the many amazing places featured on tours. Take a peek before your visit.

Photo albums

Upon their arrival, the firs thing Saint Mother Theodore and her postulates did was seek out a Log Cabin Chapel, which would serve as their very first "convent".

Get in touch

Use the form here to email us about tours, or you can contact us directly at 812‑535‑2945.

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