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Assisi Heights

1001 14th St NW, Rochester, MN 55901-2590
+1 507-280-2180
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Great view and buildings

We saw the ad in the Rochester mag about Honey for sale. We went to the gift shop and purchased 2... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Carl W
Owatonna, Minnesota
Beautiful building.

We learned the role the Catholic Sisters with the first Mayo doctors to establish St. Mary's... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
Northfield, Minnesota
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1001 14th St NW, Rochester, MN 55901-2590
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

We saw the ad in the Rochester mag about Honey for sale. We went to the gift shop and purchased 2 different types of Honey and had a nice visit with the checkout Sister. She gave us some very informative details and history of the...More

1  Thank Carl W
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We learned the role the Catholic Sisters with the first Mayo doctors to establish St. Mary's Hospital and the now Mayo Clinic. Very interesting history and beautiful site. It is well worth a visit.

1  Thank thormanrochelle6
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I was there for a musical concert, followed by a meal with the Sisters. Assisi Heights was for many years home to Sisters exclusively. They were self sufficient with gardens for vegetables,orchards for fruits and enclosures for some animals. Now with fewer Sisters in residence...More

1  Thank travela37
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I always wanted to tour Assisi Heights and was not disappointed. This is an absolutely gorgeous place. It was interesting to see the history of Assisi Heights and to hear the stories as well. The tour didn't take long, but was very interesting. Beautiful architecture...More

1  Thank Arielf3773
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Building not open to public on Sunday (religious residence, day of rest), but the grounds are lovely to wander around. We were with friends who live in the area and this place was recommended to us.

1  Thank sharonwilkins
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I attended a work retreat at Assisi and the facility is beautiful. well tended grounds and very interesting architecture. inside and outside is a must see.

1  Thank Joseph E
Reviewed 9 August 2016

You need to check in at the reception and get your bedges (for interior or exterior). Nice chapel inside the building. I am not sure if you can visit other parts of the building too. the yard is very large. Part of it with small...More

Thank CrisAndrei
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The beautiful buildings are wonderful to tour. Be sure to call in advance for a tour. The grounds are a special place to renew yourself with nature. The Sisters would like to know who is on their property, so step inside the main hall and...More

Thank DNelson2013
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I recommend visiting the gorgeous, quiet, peaceful chapel. It will restore your spirit and calm your mind. The Sisters are SO nice and love showing and explaining their home. How do you describe such a wonderful, quiet, beautiful place? You will love your trip up...More

1  Thank Lizann2013
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Beautiful Building and extraordinary services being done at Assisi Heights. Thanks to all the sisters there who are doing a great job. This beautiful building sits on a small hill and is so gorgeous. We were fortunate to have a sister walk us through the...More

1  Thank Prasith A
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11 August 2015|
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Response from Lou P | Reviewed this property |
The website says that you are supposed to book a free tour to see the "full tour". We apparently went on a Walk-in Wednesday, but it was supposed to end at 4pm. One of the sisters was kind enough to give us the "short... More