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Mayowood Mansion

3720 Mayowood Rd SW, Rochester, MN 55902-4260
+1 507-282-9447
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All Enjoyed

Went here as a family and we all enjoyed it. Tour guide knew lots of information and was happy to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kaitlyn J
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Historical Treasure

Visited Mayowood Mansion during the Christmas vacation. It is a Christmas tradition sponsored by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MinnesotaHawkeye
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Minnesota
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3720 Mayowood Rd SW, Rochester, MN 55902-4260
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+1 507-282-9447
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here as a family and we all enjoyed it. Tour guide knew lots of information and was happy to answer all of our questions. The yard was beautiful to look around on as well.

Thank Kaitlyn J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Mayowood Mansion during the Christmas vacation. It is a Christmas tradition sponsored by the Olmsted County Historical Center. The rooms in the mansion are decorated as the Mayo family would have in the days they lived there raising their family. Enjoyed the narrative provided...More

Thank MinnesotaHawkeye
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mayo wood mansion is a must see when you are visiting Rochester ,Minnesota .The life and works of Mayo always interested me and this visit gave me a clearer view of their family life and life of rich American people in general of that period...More

Thank Srumman
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had a very interesting tour guide supplemented by a former member of the Mayo Clinic staff who had written a book about one of the Mayo family. They had many interesting quirks and lived under the same roof but often in different wings, easy...More

Thank Vern T
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The property was developed by the family of doctors who created and ran the Mayo clinic. The house is fantastic and tells a great story. Worth a visit

Thank Umesh G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The house is open for tours, however, tours must be scheduled. The house is beautiful and the scenery is great.

1  Thank Esther1609138
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Nestled in the wooded hills of southwest Rochester is the beautiful Mayowood mansion, once the home of Dr. Charles Mayo, co-founder of the renowned Mayo Clinic. Our tour guide brought Dr. Charlie and his family vividly back to life with the many charming and historic...More

Thank 565cathym
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Took the tour thru the mansion. Guide was very knowledgeable. Place is very well kept up. Amazing the luxuries and design they had that were ahead of its time. Great history of the house and family. Kind of disappointing that weren't allowed to take pictures...More

Thank Matthew F
Reviewed 7 June 2017

A fascinating look at an unusual family's life style. The support structure of the family and house has been well preserved. Of particular interest was the working area of the house. The guides are very well trained and love their work.

1  Thank Ernest H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is an exciting historic mansion. Lots to learn, really takes you back to roots of Rochester. Must see if you are a historian of any degree.

1  Thank neonvacation
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MistyLee27
Yuririana R
15 March 2015|
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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.
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