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Plummer House

1091 Plummer Lane S.W., Rochester, MN 55902
507-328-2525
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Ranked #3 of 24 Attractions in Rochester
Type: Historic Sites
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English first
Harlingen, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

The ornate workmanship in every detail from floors, ceilings, lighting, front entry is absolutely gorgeous! Very well maintained and clean.

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West Branch, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

House was neat to see and grounds were beautiful. Attended a wedding there. Wish I had time to explore the house and grounds a little more but was busy with the wedding.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had a wedding here....the grounds are breathtaking....flowers are spectacular.....the Plumber house has a ballet dance florr on the third floor....beautiful scenic views from the house itself.....kitchen ready to cater a party.....fountains down on thew grounds.....SPECTACULAR.......there is a tower nearby, where Dr. Plumber had his study.......

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Saint Charles
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Though not for more than 100 people, this is a fairy tale location for luncheon, men's club events, and smaller weddings. The gardens with fountains are perfect wedding locations with the house and patio perfect for any elegant occasion. Everyone loves the history and public tours are available sometimes. (see website). However, when we rent the house its available only... More

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Daytona Beach, FL
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95 reviews 95 reviews
25 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Took trolley tour to see the grounds and home but from the exterior only. Grounds and home are beautiful but disappointed it wasn't open to guests in groups. History of Plummer family was interesting.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The floor that has the museum is excellent and the whole interior is absolutely beautiful! esp. for antique buffs!

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Dallas
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83 reviews 83 reviews
27 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Great place to check out when the weather's nice. The tour guides in Rochester know a ton about the history of the city so the tours are really interesting.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Great architecture, great stories of a gifted mind, Dr. Plummer. Go for the house, stay for the gardens. Second best free attraction in Rochester, MN Take the Rochester Trolly to hear the stories.

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Olympia, Washington
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106 reviews 106 reviews
28 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Omg, what a beautiful English manor! Love the tudor style! We didn`t see the inside, but the outside is spectacular. And the grounds are so beautiful too, we love this kinda things and sooo glad we visited it!!!

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

A must see for all history buffs and those who appreciate classical American architecture. A little out of the way but worth the effort

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