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Rochester Trolley & Tour Company

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Address: 101 First Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902
Phone Number: (507) 421-0573
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Summer Saturday excursion

We heard a lot about the tour and finally checked it out. It is well worth the time and money. Finding the tickets and pick-up location is a bit vague but people in Downtown... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Eric M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We heard a lot about the tour and finally checked it out. It is well worth the time and money. Finding the tickets and pick-up location is a bit vague but people in Downtown Rochester will help you find both. The guide knew his stuff and was also personable. W.ell worth the time

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Thank Eric M
Covington, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were in Rochester for testing at the Mayo Clinic and decided to take the trolley tour to learn more about a city we just lived in for a week. I called a few days ahead of time and the first scheduled stop at the hotel I was staying at wasn't until 11:15. The man I was... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the Haunted Trolley Tour and the Christmas Light Tour. The Haunted Trolley was awesome and we plan to do it again. We got a bit of history along the way and even got to go in the basement of a coffeehouse to see if ghosts/spirits would talk to us. The Christmas Light Tour is a great way to... More 

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Thank Julie M
Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the Trolly tour of Rochester. The tour includes Mayowood, the Silver Lake area and lots more. I enjoyed being able to pay in cash when I boarded the trolley. If you don't have a lot of time to go sightseeing this is a great way to get an overview in 90 mins.

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Thank Judi D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got to ride the trolley as our shuttle service to/from our hotel and the Mayowood Barn for a wedding. It was so much fun. Our driver gave us some tour information on the way to the wedding. It made me want to come back again and go on the full tour. If we come back that way I think... More 

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Thank Katie G
Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

The tour lasts about ninety minutes . It costs $15 you can pay cash when you get on the trolley It goes through mayo clinic then along the river and silver lake then through nice old well kept neighborhood then to the mayo mansion . If you want to see the mansion then you need to take the tour that... More 

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Thank wedad1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We had a personalized day-tour of the Amish communities around Rochester, as well as several points along the Mississippi River. Carl, our guide, was very well informed and could tell us all about the history and curiosities of the area. My son has just had surgery and this personalized tour worked incredibly well for us, going at our own pace.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

This 90 minute historical tour is packed with information about the city as well as the Mayo Clinic's founders up though today. The driver was very knowledgeable and had a great personality. This is a great way to spend some time learning about the city and seeing the sites.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We used the Rochester Trolley & Tour Company for a historic ride through Mayo Clinic's past. AWESOME! I highly recommend this to anyone wanting to see the living history of the Mayo Brother's past and where it is today. Informative, beautiful ride, and plenty of time to stop and explore the sites!

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

I was in Rochster, MN, for a family birthday party. On Saturday, before the party, some of the attendees planned to go golfing. While they did that, there were 6 of us - not golfers - who were interested in touring and learning more about Rochester. We took the "Rochester City and Mayo Historical Trolley Tour" with the Rochester Trolley... More 

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