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Mayowood Mansion

3720 Mayowood Rd SW, Rochester, MN 55902-4260
+1 507-282-9447
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So much fun

I loved going down mayo memory lane. I really enjoyed learning and thinking about what it would be... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Maggie B
via mobile
A great little trip into history

Since I live and work in Rochester, I've been fortunate enough to be at Mayowood multiple times... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Alfred A
Rochester, Minnesota
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3720 Mayowood Rd SW, Rochester, MN 55902-4260
+1 507-282-9447
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved going down mayo memory lane. I really enjoyed learning and thinking about what it would be like during the golden age of the Mayo brothers. I would do this tour again

Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Since I live and work in Rochester, I've been fortunate enough to be at Mayowood multiple times over the years. Several years ago the mansion was renovated. The mansion can be rented for special events as well as having tours for the public (through the...More

Thank Alfred A
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Built by the Mayo family (Mayo clinic) the property is well maintained and most of it is on the tour. The guide we had was very well versed on the building and the family. This is a good place to go if you like to...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Went here as a family and we all enjoyed it. Tour guide knew lots of information and was happy to answer all of our questions. The yard was beautiful to look around on as well.

Thank Kaitlyn J
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Visited Mayowood Mansion during the Christmas vacation. It is a Christmas tradition sponsored by the Olmsted County Historical Center. The rooms in the mansion are decorated as the Mayo family would have in the days they lived there raising their family. Enjoyed the narrative provided...More

1  Thank MinnesotaHawkeye
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Mayo wood mansion is a must see when you are visiting Rochester ,Minnesota .The life and works of Mayo always interested me and this visit gave me a clearer view of their family life and life of rich American people in general of that period...More

Thank Srumman
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had a very interesting tour guide supplemented by a former member of the Mayo Clinic staff who had written a book about one of the Mayo family. They had many interesting quirks and lived under the same roof but often in different wings, easy...More

Thank Vern T
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The property was developed by the family of doctors who created and ran the Mayo clinic. The house is fantastic and tells a great story. Worth a visit

Thank Umesh G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The house is open for tours, however, tours must be scheduled. The house is beautiful and the scenery is great.

1  Thank Esther1609138
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Nestled in the wooded hills of southwest Rochester is the beautiful Mayowood mansion, once the home of Dr. Charles Mayo, co-founder of the renowned Mayo Clinic. Our tour guide brought Dr. Charlie and his family vividly back to life with the many charming and historic...More

1  Thank 565cathym
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Yuririana R
15 March 2015|
Response from Ruth L | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. Contact Olmsted county historical society. There is a good place to rent nearby, called the mayowood stone barn. It's used for events and weddings.