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Heritage House

225 1st Ave NW, Central Park, Rochester, MN 55901-2883
+1 507-286-9208
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Beautiful Intact example of 19th Century Italianate Architecture

A nice short walk from the Mayo Clinic this historic property is worth a tour if they are open and... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Tom D
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Rochester, Minnesota
Nice place!

Great place to visit with the family! It is a beautiful piece of history that any personal will... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2015
Jade_16A_
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 Oct 2017
“Beautiful Intact example of 19th Century Italianate Architecture”
1 Dec 2015
“Nice place!”
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225 1st Ave NW, Central Park, Rochester, MN 55901-2883
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+1 507-286-9208
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Reviewed October 21, 2017

A nice short walk from the Mayo Clinic this historic property is worth a tour if they are open and a walk by if it isn't open.

Thank Tom D
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Reviewed December 1, 2015

Great place to visit with the family! It is a beautiful piece of history that any personal will enjoy.

2  Thank Jade_16A_
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Reviewed August 12, 2015

We came to Rochester just to see this house. It was the 150th year of this home of Timothy and Eliza Jane Whiting - and it was well worth the journey. The house is well kept and filled with period antiques and furnishings. The docents...More

3  Thank KaykayHS
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Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Nice tour of a Victorian style home. The guide was excellent. She was 80 years old and knew her stuff. Answered my questions and brought in a lot of information.

3  Thank FatherLuke M
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Reviewed June 7, 2015

This house originally belonged to an upper middle class family in Rochester and the home (barely) survived the big tornado that ultimately resulted in the formation of the Mayo clinic. The house has now been restored with all kinds of donated items true to the...More

1  Thank Susan A
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Reviewed September 2, 2014

Heritage House is located directly behind the Methodist Hospital....behind the old Warrell building....first Methodist Hospital, directly behind the emergency entrance at the Methodist. The Heritage is located in Central Park....takes you on a journey back in time in the Old House....vintage props and all. The...More

2  Thank mugga49
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Reviewed August 19, 2014

I love seeing communities preserve their history, and this little house gives you a glimpse right into the lives of a typical Victorian family. The docents were so very sweet and knowledgeable, I could have stayed much longer just chatting, but there were other people...More

2  Thank theflyinghillbilly
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Reviewed July 15, 2013

We recently toured the Heritage House in Rochester MN, and enjoyed every minute. The rich collection of 19th century artifacts are attractively and thoughtfully arranged providing a detailed view of life 100 - 150 years ago. The docents really know the details about the collection,...More

3  Thank JMorganSK
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