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Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Attractions in Rochester, Minnesota


  • Rochester Balloon Company, LLC 507-282-2932
    664 Itasca Court, Rochester, MN 55901
    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 507-280-7441
    1001 14th Street Northwest, Rochester, MN 55901
    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 507-288-4331
    15 First Street, Rochester, MN 55902
    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 507-286-9208
    225 First Avenue, Rochester, MN 55903
    Historic Town Square
    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 507-282-9447
    3720 Mayowood Road, Rochester, MN 55902
    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 507-281-6160
    1091 Plummer Lane, Rochester, MN 55902
    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 507-284-9258
    150 Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904
    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 507-288-4331
    downtown Rochester
    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 507-282-9447
    1195 Circle Drive, Rochester, MN 55902
    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 507-282-8629
    320 Center Street, Rochester, MN 55904
    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 507-281-6114
    701 Silver Creek Road, Rochester, MN 55906
    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 507-284-2511
    200 First Street, Rochester, MN 55905
    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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