Monastery Immaculate Conception Grotto

Monastery Immaculate Conception Grotto

Dubois County

802 East 10th Street
Ferdinand, Indiana 47532



The public is welcome to tour the magnificent "Castle on the Hill" and Grotto Hill garden at one of the largest communities of Benedictine women in the nation. The Romanesque dome is on National Register of Historic Places. On the beautifully landscaped Grotto Hill, walk the flower-bordered paths, visit the outdoor Stations of the Cross, pray the rosary on the Rosary Steps, and light a candle at the Lourdes shrine. Visit "For Heaven's Sake" gift shop, offering crafts and cookies that the sisters have handmade.

Recipe: Apple Strudel

County Visitors Center Website

Business Hours

Open all year.

Gift shop open Mon.- Sat. 10am-4:30pm


We're open during:
Spring Fall