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A great place for events.

I have been here for work parties and weddings and also got engaged here. The grounds are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathy T
Didn't get to go inside, but walked around the grounds.

Very cool place. I would love to take a tour! Beautiful grounds and buildings, unfortunately they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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1091 Plummer Ln SW, Rochester, MN 55902-2084
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here for work parties and weddings and also got engaged here. The grounds are beautiful and the house is gorgeous and inviting.

Thank Kathy T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cool place. I would love to take a tour! Beautiful grounds and buildings, unfortunately they were not open when we were there.

Thank HotelStayer1341
Reviewed 28 September 2018

What may have once been a stately residence is now tired looking and in need of a good, deep cleaning as well as costly renovations. One can imagine how it may have looked in the past, but old age has caught up with it. Worth...More

Thank Trek788787
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This house is owned by the Rochester Park District and is open every day except during special events. It consists of about 10 acres with gardens. Worth a trip if in the Rochester area.

Thank Pippadude
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Love love love this place!! It’s a beautiful place for a walk. The grounds are open to the public but the house is only open for reserved events.

Thank hoori87
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Although we didn’t know the tours through the home were on Wednesday’s, we were still able to tour the grounds for free! The home and grounds are beautiful and well worth the visit! So please take the time to go check out the property!

1  Thank sunshinesandy32
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Was excited to tour the building and was disappointed based on $10 admission per person. House is beautiful, impressive features for the time and has a lot of history. However, felt several rooms were pretty barren, no signs to read in each room, ballroom has...More

1  Thank Americantravel17
Reviewed 2 July 2018

the wedding with the back ground setting was so beautiful ( I cried) but don't tell anyone. a great deal of History surrounds the area. Dr. and his wife designed & built the home. the princess tower was so much fun to see for the...More

Thank greenkandle
Reviewed 14 March 2018

This was a great place to see a good bit of history about Mayo Clinic and how it evolved in Rochester . Very interesting . No charge !

Thank ruth n
Reviewed 22 January 2018

In 1917, the Plummer House was designed and built by Dr Henry and Daisy Plummer, one of the original doctors at the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Plummer was a premier physician and also designed the beautiful Plummer Building which is still used by Mayo Clinic for...More

4  Thank JWLP51
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8 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 YvetteR307 | 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