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Beautiful Architecture

Peaceful grounds,& lovely sights;really a nice place to talk directly to God. Thank you for keeping... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2017
Newcastle, Oklahoma
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Super Place

Had to visit this historical site, as my wife graduated from their high school many years ago. It... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2017
Mountain Home, Arkansas
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16 Sep 2018
“Brief Visit.”
8 Oct 2017
“Beautiful Architecture ”
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1201 S Albert Pike Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72903-2400
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

We had visited many missions and monasteries during our travels. St. Scholastica has a very peaceful campus and beautiful chapel. Since this is an active order of Franciscan nuns, not much else of the interior was open to explore.

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Peaceful grounds,& lovely sights;really a nice place to talk directly to God. Thank you for keeping this sanctuary. The trees were well kept & established. Blue birds, rabbits, & squirrels were amusing to my children.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank PeachTea18
Reviewed June 18, 2017

Had to visit this historical site, as my wife graduated from their high school many years ago. It appears they are about to build a new building..

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank BilB36
Reviewed March 21, 2017

If you've visited Ft. Smith's traditional attractions and are looking for a place to decompress, I recommend walking around the grounds of the St. Scholastica Monastery. There's plenty to look at: a stony grotto, various dedicated statues and objects, a small cemetery, a pond, a...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Elliot W
Reviewed February 13, 2017

The Saint Scholastica Monastery is a real archetectural in my opinion. The Chapel is beautiful. The upper floors may not always be accessable but do give an interesting look into the past of the Benedictine Sisters here in FS.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank rcg653838
Reviewed February 9, 2017

We had a wonderful tour of the Monastery and enjoyed a great lunch with the nuns. A "must see" on any tour of Fort Smith

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank David F
Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Very peaceful place. We just drove around the facility as it was rainy. The grounds are lovely and the exterior the facility is very lovely. I wish we could had toured the interior of the facility.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank mach2_13
Reviewed May 10, 2016

The grounds of the Monastery are peaceful and have interesting artifacts. I've never been inside been hope to some day.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank PJWiliams68
Reviewed May 7, 2016

We stopped in for a quick visit and asked about a tour. We were graciously welcomed by the volunteer and given a nice tour. We enjoyed our visit and found the ladies to be very welcoming.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Patricia K
Reviewed September 30, 2015

This Impressive Monastery has been the Home of Benedictine Sisters since 1925. It is also a retreat center, hospital and house of prayer. I have never taken a tour, but the Monastery is located directly across the street from my home so I am fortunate...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Sobib
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Alfreda J
September 17, 2016|
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Response from PJWiliams68 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they do tours. I love walking the grounds.