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Mayowood Mansion

3720 Mayowood Rd SW, Rochester, MN 55902-4260
+1 507-282-9447
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Interesting local history

While in Rochester with family being treated at the Mayo Clinic, we were able to visit the Mayowood... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Christmas at Mayowood mansion was beautiful

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Barb H
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3720 Mayowood Rd SW, Rochester, MN 55902-4260
+1 507-282-9447
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Retiredin14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Barb H
Reviewed 1 January 2018 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

Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Since I live and work in Rochester, I've been fortunate enough to be at Mayowood multiple times over the years. Several years ago the mansion was renovated. The mansion can be rented for special events as well as having tours for the public (through the...More

Thank Alfred A
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Built by the Mayo family (Mayo clinic) the property is well maintained and most of it is on the tour. The guide we had was very well versed on the building and the family. This is a good place to go if you like to...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 15 September 2017 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 7 September 2017

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

1  Thank MinnesotaHawkeye
Reviewed 20 August 2017

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 11 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
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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.