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Plummer House

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Address: 1091 Plummer Ln SW, Rochester, MN 55902-2084
Phone Number: 507-328-2525

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Attended a wedding in the garden and reception on the patio area. It was a lovely setting and a beautiful mansion. Look forward to going there again for a tour.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Attended a wedding in the garden and reception on the patio area. It was a lovely setting and a beautiful mansion. Look forward to going there again for a tour.

Thank hjd96
Rochester, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This old mansion was the home of Dr Plummer who worked with the Mayo brothers. There is beautiful lower garden with ponds and is often used for weddings the house has a lot of the original furniture and I'd fun to explore. Groups can rent the whole house for receptions and dinners. The ease side of the property is a... More 

Thank DrMarkES
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If it a nice day outside I suggest driving up to the Plummer House they have a beautiful garden out there and places for you to sit and read it is open to the public you can walk around and enjoy the lookout the inside is available for groups of people but it must be reserved we have had a... More 

Thank Michelle M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Doctor Plummer was a man of many abilities....Designer, Medical Doctor, Architect of homes and buildings, Planner of Medical Equipment for Mayo Clinic, and again, I say...Medical Doctor!

Thank DNelson2013
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We didn't know it but tours are only available on Wednesday. We went on Thursday. The grounds are incredible enough to give 5 stars but we would have LOVED to see the inside of the house.

Thank Dana D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

you can learn about Dr Plummer and family and the history of this home on Rochester Trolley Tour of Historical homes. the fee for the trolley ride and tour is $10.00 per person. if you want a private tour of the home there is a number you can call to arrange a tour you can also rent the home for... More 

Thank Yvette R
Rochester, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit inside the Plummer House. The grounds, the exterior, even the holiday decorations were STUNNING. But, immediately upon entering the interior, I wanted to find a place where I could volunteer my services to make the place shine and look like it probably did in its grand days. I know that it's probably very difficult to... More 

Thank Tia G
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Based on other reviews we stopped here, looking forward to seeing the house. There wasn't any signage to show people where to go, and at the front door of the house there was a sign saying something like "Closed to the public--guests only." So we wandered around the grounds a little--they were pleasant, but nothing special.

Thank Bob_in_Minneapolis
Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We stumbled upon this home and were very amazed at the beauty. We definitely want to come back and spend more time.

Thank redroaster
Owatonna, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We were leisurely driving around the area looking at the houses and saw a sign for a vintage sale at Plummer House. Followed the signs and went inside to look and bought a few items to help the cause. Did not get to see the whole house or have a tour, but liked what we saw. Wish they would have... More 

Thank Carl W

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