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Plummer House

1091 Plummer Ln SW, Rochester, MN 55902-2084
+1 507-328-2525
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A good walk from Downtown

We went in October so nothing was open and there were no flowers. It was a 1.3 miles from the... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Heather J
Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
via mobile
Quiet, beautiful gem

The Plummer House is absolutely beautiful and worth a trek to look through the house and gardens... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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1091 Plummer Ln SW, Rochester, MN 55902-2084
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We went in October so nothing was open and there were no flowers. It was a 1.3 miles from the Kahler and a very enjoyable walk on a beautiful fall day. I wish there would have been information on the outside but we did not...More

2  Thank Heather J
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The Plummer House is absolutely beautiful and worth a trek to look through the house and gardens. There are plenty of flowers in the spring, and it's nice to stroll through the house and get a feel for the history of the place. I do...More

Thank dustythoughts
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Looking for a nice view? Maybe a quick date or solo adventure, (like myself.)Check out the trails and garden.

Thank Lexuscobra7
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We saw a sign for an antique sale at the Plummer House we live here in town never been there. When we arrived we were pleasantly surprised with the nice areas to walk sit and relax. Historical part of it is pretty neat as well.

Thank jeremy g
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We have family in Rochester and they took us here. It is a great place for a relaxing stroll around the grounds. We loved the gardens. Great history too.

Thank Lu Ann A
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The Plummer house was built by Dr. Henry Plummer who helped to start Mayo Clinic with the Mayo brothers. The house is a wonderful old Tudor style overlooking the city from the hill. It is a wonderful place to visit or rent for a party....More

1  Thank J7797ZPfrankm
Reviewed 20 July 2017

It is so beautiful and a great place to see when you come to Rochester, Mn. It is a must see and is on the Historical Society List. Great place to have a wedding or any occasion you have to celebrate with family and friends.

1  Thank rockwearhouston10
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Plummer House is an old building (1920's ??) that was the home of Dr. Henry Plummer, who designed the modern medical record and the Mayo building that is named after him. Old, interesting architecture. However, the inside of the building is basically empty -...More

Thank abensteinjp
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Drove over 2 hours to Rochester on the weekend to explore the city as a tourist and NOTHING OPEN!! Guess they don't want tourism business!

2  Thank Stephenie J
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The grounds are beautiful. The house shows restrained but high taste. I found the site very interesting for the insight into the values of its occupants. Our visit was well worth the investment in time. Be sure to remember that the house is open only...More

3  Thank Ernest H
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7 August 2016|
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Response from DNelson2013 | Reviewed this property |
Sooty, my first answer was for the Plummer BUILDING that is by the Mayo Clinic and part of the Clinic Compound downtown. It is FREE. The Plummer House is owned by the city park and recreation. There are hours to tour. Use to... More
Karen F
24 July 2016|
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Response from Yvette R | Reviewed this property |
No Tours are scheduled every Wednesday during the months of June, July, and August from 12:00 Noon to 6:00 p.m. The cost of a tour is $10.00 per adult and $5.00 per child. The grounds are open to the public for free to... More
23 September 2015|
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Response from DNelson2013 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure where you are with a falls. Downtown Plummer Building there is a large building with tall chimneys. It is the air-conditioner for all of the Mayo Clinic Buildings