Tours of Historic Mayowood

We are pleased to once again offer tours of this beautiful piece of Olmsted County history. Tours begin at ‘The Big House,’ 3720 Mayowood Road SW Rochester Minnesota 55902. The schedule is as follows:

2017 Mansion Public Tour Schedule

Admission:  Adults $17            Youth (2-12) $5
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April 29 –October 26, 2017
Closed: May 11, July 9-14, August 10, August 20, September 30

Sunday Tours
12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm

Wednesday and Thursday Tours
11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm

Saturday Tours
11:00 am, 12:00 noon, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm


  • Purchase tickets at the History Center of Olmsted County or Mayowood Mansion at least 20 minutes before your tour.
  • You will spend about 50 minutes with an educated tour guide as they escort you through the home and paint you a picture of life in the mansion for the Mayo family.
  • Rochester Trolley has added these stops to their tour route.


Directions to the mansion:
After turning on Salem Road, travel past Autumn Ridge Church and take a quick left turn onto Mayowood Road. There will be a slight fork and you will stay left before coming upon the Mansion gate and driveway on your right hand side.