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Address: 118 N. Main Street, Le Sueur, MN 56058
Phone Number: 15076653250
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The historic home of the founders of both the Mayo Clinic and the Green...

The historic home of the founders of both the Mayo Clinic and the Green Giant Company.

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Interesting historic home of the famous Mayo family.

My daughters and I have been to both regular tours and special events at the Mayo House. Becky Pollack always does a great job telling true stories about the famous doctors and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

My daughters and I have been to both regular tours and special events at the Mayo House. Becky Pollack always does a great job telling true stories about the famous doctors and other family members. The house itself is unique, built by the family. It is fully furnished with antiques from that time period, even in the doctor's office upstairs.... More 

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

With the local elevator and MN River providing a backdrop for the Mayo House, it could (and I think is) easily be overlooked. Families of two very Minnesotan icons lived here. W W Mayo built the house, father of William and Charles who all later founded the Mayo Clinic and then generations of the Cosgroves, who founded Green Giant. (Yes,... More 

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

The glass recycled x-ray plates that make up the green house. Coodows to them. The hidden dishes stored in the walls of the mansion.

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New Prague, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

Who knew that the Mayo Clinic started in the same town as the Jolly Green Giant? Very historical.

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