If you like to see how people lived in the 1920's to 1940's in a BIG Mansion, this if for you! It is interesting how two families could live under one roof together and separately.
We arrived for the tour at 3pm and were able to immediately join the tour. We found the tour guide very informative, talking through many of the rooms. However, as it seemed we were later in the day, we were quite rushed. One other piece is the materials in the house were a mixture of original and non-original. It was... 更多
Fun to see not really interactive though. A must see if your in the area, but wouldn't drive out of my way to see it.
My husband and I were in Rochester while my husband was getting treatment at the Mayo Clinic. We had a day off and decided that touring the Mayowood Mansion is at the top of our list, being that we are both big history buffs. First, the entry at $17 per person is very steep for what you get to see.... 更多
We took the tour of this piece of historical property. It's always pleasant to tour a slice of history. The volunteer tour guide was pleasant and well informed. However, the $17 admission fee is too high for a one hour trip through a house.
Since we were there for medical appointments at Mayo, this was a very interesting side trip to learn about the Mayo brothers who started the clinic. The price was a little high for the tour, but we gladly paid it to help the historical society and to help with upkeep of this piece of history.
Mayowood mansion is absolutely beautiful! it is a trip down the road of history with each room decorated the way it would have been in the past. Ball gowns, book, toys, dishes. The futuristic detail built into the home made everyday living easier and much of it was way before it's time rival in curiosity the scenic views of the... 更多
This is a beautiful property with much to see. Larry, our tour guide, did a great job of sharing the historical facts as well as some of the local stories. We loved being able to spend time on the veranda and the gardens. It was really interesting to learn about the family history of the doctors who had the vision... 更多