Tours & Events


Due to the coronavirus and COVID-19 issues, tours and places to visit at Mayo Clinic are suspended until further notice.

Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to serving you in the future.  


Upcoming Events

Open to Mayo Clinic patients, employees and members of the public; no charge.



Peregrine Falcon Program

Since 1987, an annual tradition on the Rochester campus. With our webcam, you can view, learn about – and help name – these fast-flying raptors.

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Carillon Music and Recitals

Atop the Plummer Building on our campus in Rochester, Minnesota, is a 56-bell carillon. It is one of the largest instruments of its kind and the only carillon at a medical center.

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Heritage Days

Heritage Days

Our annual celebration of the history and culture of Mayo Clinic … an expression of thanks to employees and volunteers … and plenty for patients, too!

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Places To Visit at Mayo Clinic

Availability, dates, times and admission policies vary among these sites. Check each listing for specific information.


Mayo Clinic Heritage Hall

Mayo Clinic Heritage Hall

Interactive museum linking Mayo’s past and present with our vision for the future, and the key role of philanthropy in advancing Mayo’s mission.

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Mayo Clinic History of Medicine

W. Bruce Fye History of Medicine Library

A resource for scholars, this library contains works spanning centuries of medical progress and discovery. The collection also includes unique books and artifacts of human interest related to medicine and Mayo Clinic.

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Other Historic Locations

These places have limited availability, so we are providing online information to help give you the experience of “being there.” Check the specifics in each listing.



From 1911 to 1968, two generations of the Mayo family lived in this gracious country estate. Now undergoing extensive renovation and enhancement, Mayowood is open to the public.

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plummer house

Plummer House

Built by Henry Plummer, M.D., the “diversified genius” of Mayo Clinic’s founding generation, the house and grounds are managed by Rochester Parks and Recreation, and are open to the public.

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Mayo House

W.W. Mayo House

Managed by the Minnesota Historical Society, this home was built by William Worrall Mayo, M.D., in 1859 and is open to the public.

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