Rochester, Minnesota

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Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Attractions in Rochester, Minnesota


  • Rochester Balloon Company, LLC
    664 Itasca Court, Rochester, MN 55901
    507-282-2932, Rochester Balloon Company offers exciting hot air balloon rides that include guided tours that provide information on the Rochester and South East Minnesota area. more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Assisi Heights
    1001 14th Street Northwest, Rochester, MN 55901
    507-280-7441, One hour tours are available at this Italian Romanesque structure that is the home of the Sisters of Saint Francis and the Assisi Community Centre. the building... more info  map

  • Chateau Theatre
    15 First Street, Rochester, MN 55902
    507-288-4331, This was one of the most elaborate theatres built in Rochester in the early 1900s, and features a unique French village d├ęcor; interesting architectural elements... more info  map

  • Heritage House of Rochester
    225 First Avenue, Rochester, MN 55903
    Historic Town Square
    507-286-9208, This historic home exhibits the way of life of middle-class families from one hundred twenty five years ago, and is authentically furnished with antiques, quilts, dolls,... more info  map

  • Mayowood Mansion
    3720 Mayowood Road, Rochester, MN 55902
    507-282-9447, This historic mansion, featuring original furnishings, is the former home of Doctor Charles H. Mayo, co-founder of the world renowned Mayo Clinic; one hour guided... more info  map

  • Plummer House
    1091 Plummer Lane, Rochester, MN 55902
    507-281-6160, This five story house is the former home of Henry S. Plummer, who was a member of the Mayo Clinic Staff in 1901; the house features forty nine rooms and eleven acres of... more info  map

  • Saint Mary's Hospital
    150 Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904
    507-284-9258, This historic hospital was supported by the Sisters of Saint Francis and became a leading care facility under the leadership of Doctor William W. Mayo; self guided tours... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Soldiers Field Veteran's Memorial
    downtown Rochester
    507-288-4331, This impressive war memorial was built to honour those who died as a result of injuries sustained while in the Armed Forces; features include "The Wall of Remembrance,"... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Olmsted County History Center
    1195 Circle Drive, Rochester, MN 55902
    507-282-9447, This museum features interpretive exhibits detailing the history of Rochester and the surrounding area, as well as offering a research library and archives containing... more info  map

  • Rochester Art Center
    320 Center Street, Rochester, MN 55904
    507-282-8629, This centre for the arts presents contemporary fine arts and crafts exhibitions from artists throughout the Midwest and the United States, as well as offering classes,... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Quarry Hill Nature Center
    701 Silver Creek Road, Rochester, MN 55906
    507-281-6114, Nestled within three hundred acres of park land, this nature centre houses over one hundred mounted animals, a one-thousand-seven-hundred-gallon fish tank, live animals,... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Mayo Clinic
    200 First Street, Rochester, MN 55905
    507-284-2511, This world renowned medical and research centre offers free one and a half hour tours of the clinic each Monday through Friday at 9:40 AM, beginning in the Judd... more info  map


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