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Beautiful But Closed

Closed for the season when I got there Oct 9. Not reopening until May 1 according to the sign on... read more

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william s
Marietta, Georgia
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Very good place to visit

We were on a tour that made a stop here and we're happy that we did. I've seen pictures of these... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Chapel is now closed for the season. It will reopen on May 1, 2019! Replica of the 850-year-old Borgund Church in Norway and has unique architecture and woodcarvings.
3788 Chapel Ln, Rapid City, SD 57702-4942
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All reviews prayer walk stave church exact replica norwegian church gift shop log cabin small museum peaceful setting residential neighborhood beautiful architecture donations are accepted interesting history black hills worth a stop south dakota norway woods
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Closed for the season when I got there Oct 9. Not reopening until May 1 according to the sign on the gate. The drive there and the chapel and grounds viewed thru the locked gate were besutiful. I hope to return some time when it...More

Thank william s
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a tour that made a stop here and we're happy that we did. I've seen pictures of these in Europe and this was an exact replica of one of them.

Thank wrpupkis
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely little chapel in the hills with a lovely view. The chapel has intricate wood work details. It was a very quiet place.

Thank Judy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife's parents had been to the Chapel in the Hills some thirty years ago and she remembered how they enjoyed it. We were able to find it and were meet by a gracious gentleman who explained the history and such to us. Beautiful architecture...More

Thank SaltLakeCityTreeFrog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is beautiful, quiet, serene! Walk the grounds, sit and meditate, go in the chapel and enjoy the audio. Pleasant and sociable employees willing to answer questions but ask them to to see what you need. Great little museum too!

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You must see this replica of a european church! Take lots of pics and learn about the origin! Enjoy!

Thank suzyoreo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited chapel in the hill one of our first days in south dakota and the greeter was very knowledgeable and she told us about this GREAT authentic German food restaurant in hill city! It gives you some Norwegian history and how the chapel was...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Adorable little chapel. Hand carvings were beautiful, views were spectacular. A little small inside, but it was a beautiful ceremony.

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The architecture is very interesting. Listen to the narration that can be heard inside the chapel for details on the why and how. Definitely worth a visit

Thank vjlj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an active church that allows free tours with an on-site prayer walk and museum. It's free but donations are accepted. There is also a gift shop with Norwegian items. The volunteer working when we were there was very friendly and helpful. The location...More

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sandra n
17 October 2018|
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Response from Diana H | Reviewed this property |
They have church services. I think there is someone on site. It is beautiful.
Karen D
31 May 2018|
Response from ChapelintheHills | Property representative |
There is no admission fee to visit the Chapel. As a non-profit, we do rely on support from our visitors. If you feel so inclined, you may make a donation in the donation box and/or visit our gift shop. Thank you.
6 May 2018|
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Response from ChapelintheHills | Property representative |
Hello! Sorry for the delay in replying. We just saw your message. Yes, the Chapel is RV accessible.