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We decided to be tourists in the city that where we lived/visited for the past 30 years :) The... read more

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Inna P
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This house was built by Charlie Mayo, who with his brother, Will Mayo, founded Mayo Clinic. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rochester, Minnesota
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3720 Mayowood Rd SW, Rochester, MN 55902-4260
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Reviewed yesterday

We decided to be tourists in the city that where we lived/visited for the past 30 years :) The mansion is gorgeous and the tour was fantastic! It was interesting, entertaining and just the perfect amount of time. I would highly recomend it.

Thank Inna P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This house was built by Charlie Mayo, who with his brother, Will Mayo, founded Mayo Clinic. The house is well-preserved and contains a glimpse of life at the beginning of the 20ths century with a couple obvious changes mid-century

Thank lmf22purple
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just finished the tour of the Mayowood Mansion. I was with my cousin who is in a wheelchair. Everybody there was so accommodating to make her feel a part of the entire experience even though it was on several floors. The tour was filled...More

2  Thank MsVaughn
Reviewed 8 June 2018

What a place the wood work is awesome the number of areas you go on to a deck or ever you want call them is crazy so is the number of rooms to seat in and the view from almost all the rooms is awesome

2  Thank jeromew323
Reviewed 27 May 2018

I loved this place. Everyone was so kind and helpful. The house that Dr. Mayo had for his family. Do a little research before your visit but definitely recommend a visit.

1  Thank 632tina
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We have been coming down for years and finally had time for tour. When you arrive at property it looks like you can not enter due to sign. Do not pay attention and proceeded down road. You will than see a parking lot. We arrived...More

3  Thank gramashari
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Worth the drive out to an earlier day when the Mayo Mansion was alive with the family building this premier health facility. The outbuildings across the road are a photographer's dream. Even on snowy days, it's worth the drive to capture the stone buildings' charm....More

Thank gmacfloyd
Reviewed 3 February 2018

While in Rochester with family being treated at the Mayo Clinic, we were able to visit the Mayowood Mansion. The tour was very interesting and gave a lot of history of the area and the contributions that the Mayo Family has and continues to provide...More

3  Thank Retiredin14
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the beautiful decorations in every room of the mansion. We also learned a lot about the Mayo families.

1  Thank Barb H
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

I loved going down mayo memory lane. I really enjoyed learning and thinking about what it would be like during the golden age of the Mayo brothers. I would do this tour again

1  Thank Maggie B
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Yuririana R
15 March 2015|
Response from Ruth L | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. Contact Olmsted county historical society. There is a good place to rent nearby, called the mayowood stone barn. It's used for events and weddings.