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Mount Angel Abbey

Mount Angel Abbey Review

This Benedictine monastery on a 300-foot-high butte was founded in 1882 and is the site of one of two Modernist buildings designed by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. A masterpiece of serene and thoughtful design, Aalto's library opened its doors in 1970, and has become a place of pilgrimage for students and aficionados of modern architecture.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Abbey Dr., St. Benedict, OR, 97373
  • Phone: 503/845–3030
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Daily 10–11:30 and 1–5
  • Website:
  • Location: Salem
Updated: 03-29-2013

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