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Mayowood Mansion

3720 Mayowood Rd SW, Rochester, MN 55902-4260
+1 507-282-9447
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A piece of history presented beautifully

Mayo wood mansion is a must see when you are visiting Rochester ,Minnesota .The life and works of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bay Shore, New York
very interesting insights into a very unique family

We had a very interesting tour guide supplemented by a former member of the Mayo Clinic staff who... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vern T
Albert Lea, Minnesota
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3720 Mayowood Rd SW, Rochester, MN 55902-4260
+1 507-282-9447
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Reviewed 3 days 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 1 week ago

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 5 weeks ago

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 8 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 18 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
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Quite informative tour given by a lady who personally knew one of the Mayo grandchildren. She knew a lot as well as a couple other men there. You were able to ask questions and see the actual house items in their original rooms as well...More

Thank Karen Q
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The Mayowood home is a historic part of Rochester and a must see if you live in or are visiting Rochester. Mayo Clinic was founded by members of the Mayo family who lived here. I have been on several tours and even decorated for the...More

1  Thank Island_Soul_Annie
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Yuririana R
16 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.