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Plummer House

1091 Plummer Ln SW, Rochester, MN 55902-2084
+1 507-328-2525
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Awesome filled with history

This was a great place to see a good bit of history about Mayo Clinic and how it evolved in... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
ruth n
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Cherokee Village, Arkansas
Great for a wedding or event

In 1917, the Plummer House was designed and built by Dr Henry and Daisy Plummer, one of the... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
JWLP51
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Rochester, Minnesota
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1091 Plummer Ln SW, Rochester, MN 55902-2084
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

This was a great place to see a good bit of history about Mayo Clinic and how it evolved in Rochester . Very interesting . No charge !

Thank ruth n
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

In 1917, the Plummer House was designed and built by Dr Henry and Daisy Plummer, one of the original doctors at the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Plummer was a premier physician and also designed the beautiful Plummer Building which is still used by Mayo Clinic for...More

2  Thank JWLP51
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We went in October so nothing was open and there were no flowers. It was a 1.3 miles from the Kahler and a very enjoyable walk on a beautiful fall day. I wish there would have been information on the outside but we did not...More

2  Thank Heather J
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

The Plummer House is absolutely beautiful and worth a trek to look through the house and gardens. There are plenty of flowers in the spring, and it's nice to stroll through the house and get a feel for the history of the place. I do...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Looking for a nice view? Maybe a quick date or solo adventure, (like myself.)Check out the trails and garden.

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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We saw a sign for an antique sale at the Plummer House we live here in town never been there. When we arrived we were pleasantly surprised with the nice areas to walk sit and relax. Historical part of it is pretty neat as well.

1  Thank jeremy g
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We have family in Rochester and they took us here. It is a great place for a relaxing stroll around the grounds. We loved the gardens. Great history too.

Thank Lu Ann A
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

The Plummer house was built by Dr. Henry Plummer who helped to start Mayo Clinic with the Mayo brothers. The house is a wonderful old Tudor style overlooking the city from the hill. It is a wonderful place to visit or rent for a party....More

3  Thank J7797ZPfrankm
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

It is so beautiful and a great place to see when you come to Rochester, Mn. It is a must see and is on the Historical Society List. Great place to have a wedding or any occasion you have to celebrate with family and friends.

1  Thank rockwearhouston10
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Plummer House is an old building (1920's ??) that was the home of Dr. Henry Plummer, who designed the modern medical record and the Mayo building that is named after him. Old, interesting architecture. However, the inside of the building is basically empty -...More

Thank abensteinjp
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sanah1994
8 August 2016|
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Response from DNelson2013 | Reviewed this property |
Sooty, my first answer was for the Plummer BUILDING that is by the Mayo Clinic and part of the Clinic Compound downtown. It is FREE. The Plummer House is owned by the city park and recreation. There are hours to tour. Use to... More
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Karen F
25 July 2016|
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Response from Yvette R | Reviewed this property |
No Tours are scheduled every Wednesday during the months of June, July, and August from 12:00 Noon to 6:00 p.m. The cost of a tour is $10.00 per adult and $5.00 per child. The grounds are open to the public for free to... More
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mardyk2015
24 September 2015|
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Response from DNelson2013 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure where you are with a falls. Downtown Plummer Building there is a large building with tall chimneys. It is the air-conditioner for all of the Mayo Clinic Buildings
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