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The Plummer Building - Mayo Clinic Historical Suite

200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55905-0001
+1 507-284-2511
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Cool old building

Toured The Plummer Building during some down time at the Mayo Clinic waiting for my next... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Saint Joseph, Michigan
Touring the art work at Mayo Clinic

As part of our tour of the fine artwork displayed throughout Mayo Clinic, we visited the Plummer Blg

Reviewed 5 days ago
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200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55905-0001
+1 507-284-2511
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Toured The Plummer Building during some down time at the Mayo Clinic waiting for my next appointment. It is attached to the Mayo clinic and love seeing and hearing about the history of this building.

Thank TheMayor124
Reviewed 5 days ago

As part of our tour of the fine artwork displayed throughout Mayo Clinic, we visited the Plummer Blg

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Though it is a medical building, the Plummer Building was built many years ago with quality materials including much marble and has been updated for use as a modern medical facility, it still maintains its beauty that is something to sit and just enjoy and...More

Thank J655DUmargareth
Reviewed 1 week ago

You start in the theater in the first floor of the Mayo bldg. Watch a film about the start of the whole thing and then walking tour ending in the Plummer bldg. I take all of my visitors there and every one has been impressed.It...More

Thank maasgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So educational! Got to visit the museum and offices of the Mayo brothers. It was interesting learning the history of Mayo Clinic. I was also fortunate enough to visit the top floor and see the clarion bells. Our tour guide played the bells for us.

Thank Loni Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How did this famous clinic get started and what was the state medicine when this building was first constructed. This self tour is pure history along with the buildings beautiful architecture. There are other exhibits located on the Subway level of Mayo Clinic.

Thank Stever57
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Beautiful architecture and loads of history. People are always taking photos of the large bronze doors that are very important to Mayo Clinic's History. On the third floor there is an amazing medical museum during work hours.

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The Plumber Building is beautiful with a small but interesting museum about the Mayo Family and the outstanding medical facilities that they developed. Worth a 1/2 hour to 1 hour visit if you are in downtown Rochester. The museum is only opened limited hours so...More

Thank Tomas M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Part of Mayo history, you get to hear about the Mayo brothers and Henry Plummer who was a genius and an inventor. He was part of the founding of Mayo Clinic and designed one of the most eye pleasing buildings in Rochester. The offices of...More

Thank Cyndie N
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a great place to go to learn something about the history of the Mayo Clinic, but also the history of medical practice. The architecture of the Plummer Building is wonderful and the Historical Suite needs to be seen. They have everything historical about...More

Thank David S
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Cecelia W
5 January 2015|
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Response from joxxxxxjoxxxx | Reviewed this property |
According to the website, the Historical Suite on Plummer third floor is open without charge to patients, visitors and staff for self-guided tours weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Also, General Service offers tours of the... More