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Beautiful bank lobby. And a lady working there came over and greeted us and gave us more... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
lovethebayarea
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Madison, Wi
Bank Historical Site in Winona

The Bank's downtown office includes the original 1912 structure, which is on the National Register... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
John K
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Moline, Illinois
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102 E 3rd St, Winona, MN 55987-3416
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

Beautiful bank lobby. And a lady working there came over and greeted us and gave us more information. Midwestern hospitality. Coincidentally, my husband learned about this building last week in a course on Prairie architecture.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lovethebayarea
Reviewed July 17, 2018

The Bank's downtown office includes the original 1912 structure, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. The beautiful main lobby features two huge walls of opalescent glass, a stained glass skylight illuminated by artificial lighting and an original mural of the West Burns...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John K
Reviewed June 22, 2018

I and my family have been associated with Merchants Bank since my youth (approx age 8) and by my father before that.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mherzberg
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Banks aren't normally on my list of places to see when I'm traveling, but the Merchant's Bank in downtown Winona is an exception. It's a wonderful example of Prairie School architecture. I grew up in Winona, and this is where my mother banked, so I...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Judith H
Reviewed November 10, 2016

Brings to mind The Fountainhead. I had no idea this was in the center of Winona. Must see it in person to get the full effect of the light on the colors of the building.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Alex3981
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Enjoyed learning a bit more about the history of the Merchants bank from a manager who spontaneously showed up to give us a tour. Who would have thought a bank could be this interesting?

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Barbara H
Reviewed June 30, 2016

For tourists, it might be worth walking in to the lobby of this bank for 10-15 minutes to view the Tiffany-style stained glass windows.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank tgrier
Reviewed June 30, 2016

This is true gem. Outside, textbook. Inside, the windows are truly spectacular. The remodeling and additions are spot on.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank LittleManitou
Reviewed June 5, 2015

Merchant's Bank in downtown Winona was designed by a Minneapolis firm in 1911-1912 and it shows off its beautiful Prairie School influences both inside and out. Even if you don't bank here, take a walk inside to view exquisite stained glass, marble and a wonderful,...More

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank MNDoodles
Reviewed March 29, 2015

See Arlene for a mortgage, she will make it happen. New town, new job, no problem. Arlene and the rest of the staff has been wonderful.

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank 33CB
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