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Mayowood Mansion

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Address: 3720 Mayowood Road S.W., Rochester, MN 55902
Phone Number: 507-282-9447
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A bit of Minnesota History

Beautiful property with home being restored; wonderful story about the Mayo family and their lives at the home. Our guides were very knowledgeable and told us the property... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
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Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful property with home being restored; wonderful story about the Mayo family and their lives at the home. Our guides were very knowledgeable and told us the property history along with the features of each room. Loved the flower arrangement 'nook', and the Queen of Nepal's bath.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The house tour was very interesting. Beautiful house! Grace was our first tour guide and she was very knowledgeable about the house and history of the family. The Upstairs guide was a little rude and couldn't answer our questions. The Mayo Clinic has done an excellent job restoring the house. When you turn into the driveway the sign was deceiving,... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is a great way to spend an afternoon! I recently returned with some out of town visitors and we all thoroughly enjoyed the tour. The place really is such an important part of Rochester's heritage and I am grateful that it is maintained. The tour guides are informative and fun. They obviously enjoy leading the tours.

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Custer, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

All of Rochester Minnesota and the Mayowood Mansion and the entire Mayo Clinic Health Vision--This is what the American Dream was all about and still is all about! The dream itself and then to build what you dream and make it happen is truly what "American Exceptionalism" is all about! You must visit Rochester and discover for yourself! As a... More 

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Tupelo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My husband and I visited Mayowood Mansion during our recent trip to Rochester. Touring this very interesting house built by "Dr. Charlie" Mayo in the early 1900's provided a personal glimpse into the life of one of medicine's iconic figures. The house, situated in a beautiful wooded estate located in what was the countryside near the city, is both elegant... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I think the house is pretty run down and built poorly. Yes, it is amazing to go through and see the detail in the house. But the crumbled foundation, the fallen ceilings, so many thing show that not only was is a poorly built structure for its size and beauty, it will take a lot more money to fix up... More 

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Grimsby, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A family home of one of the Mayo Brothers. It is a living museum of the 1950s with the entire house as it was left. A very interesting tour by very pleasant guide made the time at Mayowood more than worth the time.

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Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We were happy to get the chance to see this while doing tests at Mayo. It's a nice house but nothing to get excited about.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We went there and took a hooded tour of the home. It was very elegant and warm. They were under construction so we did not see everything but is was worth seeing.

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Mayowood Mansion is so historical and beautiful. I strongly recommend a tour of it. The shuttle bus will pick you up at a designated area and take you there, as there is very little parking at the mansion. The grounds are keep up with many flowers, The stone work is amazing and the balcony....I have no words. I live in... More 

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Address: 3720 Mayowood Road S.W., Rochester, MN 55902
Phone Number: 507-282-9447
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Rochester

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