The Marian Center is located in beautiful Joy Valley, just 8 miles east of Petoskey. Take Mitchell St east for 8 miles, through the rolling hills of northern Michigan. You’ll pass Bill’s Farm Market, and the Minnehaha Creek.

Turn Right on Maxwell Road, and proceed for 1.7 miles. You’ll see the Marian Center on your right.

Hours of Operation:

We are open dawn to dusk for any visitors who want to see the Archangel Grotto or anything else on the Holy Grounds of the Marian Center.

Our normal hours to see our Bookstore and to see our Exhibits, and everything else inside the Marian Center is:

Spring & Fall (Mar-May, Sep-Dec):
Tuesday to Saturday: 10-3 pm

Summer: (Jun-Aug)
Tuesday to Saturday: 10-4 pm

Winter: (Jan & Feb)
Saturdays 10-3, or by appt


The Marian Center in Joy Valley
2680 Maxwell Road
Petoskey, MI 49770