Mayowood Mansion is at 3720 Mayowood Rd. S.W. This painstakingly restored mansion was the home of Dr. Charles H. Mayo. It contains 38 rooms furnished with French, English, Spanish, German and American antiques collected by the Mayo family. The estate's landscaped grounds overlook the Zumbro River Valley.
Guided 1-hour tours begin at the house; tickets should be purchased 15 minutes in advance.
Tour $15; $5 (ages 5-12). Christmas tour $10. Phone ahead to confirm schedule and rates.
Hours: Tours depart on the hour Wed.-Thurs. 11-3, Sat.-Sun. 11-2, mid-Apr. to mid-Oct. Christmas tours depart every 90 minutes Tues.-Thurs. 10-2:30, Fri.-Sat. 10-4 and at 5:30 and 7, Sun. 10-2, early Nov. to mid-Dec. Closed major holidays.