Currently on display:

Mayo Clinic Sesquicentennial  Exhibit

607Celebrating 150 years since the founding of the Mayo Clinic, the History Center of Olmsted County is proud to offer its guests this traveling exhibit from the Mayo Clinic. Have your photo taken with the famous Mayo brothers, Dr. Charlie & Dr. Will. Read about some of the milestones & medical discoveries that happened right here in Rochester, MN.


Mayo Family Art Work

611Meet Mildred P. Mayo, 1928-2010, lovingly known as Muff, daughter & first born child of Dr. Chuck & Alice Mayo. Five of Muff’s pieces of art work are currently on display at the History Center and are from her childhood, which include a portfolio case, a charcoal drawing and 3 fashion prints.


 Antique desk
Classic Revival style roll top desk
Unknown Donor



 Harold Crawford Watercolors
The talented architect and artist from the area designed several buildings and homes in Rochester. We are lucky to have acquired seven paintings by Crawford, as well as some of his artistic tools.

Prom Dresses
For many young people, spring means Prom, and we are happy to be featuring three dresses from across several generations, highlighting the evolution of styles.

These are only highlights of our current exhibitions, there are many more waiting to be discovered at The History Center of Olmsted County!