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Address: 225 1st Ave NW, Central Park, Rochester, MN 55901-2883
Phone Number: +1 507-286-9208
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Step back in time!

We came to Rochester just to see this house. It was the 150th year of this home of Timothy and Eliza Jane Whiting - and it was well worth the journey. The house is well kept and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 August 2015
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Denton, Texas
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

Great place to visit with the family! It is a beautiful piece of history that any personal will enjoy.

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

We came to Rochester just to see this house. It was the 150th year of this home of Timothy and Eliza Jane Whiting - and it was well worth the journey. The house is well kept and filled with period antiques and furnishings. The docents are well trained and full of wonderful information about the house, the family and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Nice tour of a Victorian style home. The guide was excellent. She was 80 years old and knew her stuff. Answered my questions and brought in a lot of information.

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015

This house originally belonged to an upper middle class family in Rochester and the home (barely) survived the big tornado that ultimately resulted in the formation of the Mayo clinic. The house has now been restored with all kinds of donated items true to the Victorian era, some of which were original with the family, but most donated from other... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

Heritage House is located directly behind the Methodist Hospital....behind the old Warrell building....first Methodist Hospital, directly behind the emergency entrance at the Methodist. The Heritage is located in Central Park....takes you on a journey back in time in the Old House....vintage props and all. The Park is the start of parades in town, and the center for many concerts held... More 

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Springdale, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

I love seeing communities preserve their history, and this little house gives you a glimpse right into the lives of a typical Victorian family. The docents were so very sweet and knowledgeable, I could have stayed much longer just chatting, but there were other people needing tours. I got a laugh out of how many things in the kitchen were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2013

We recently toured the Heritage House in Rochester MN, and enjoyed every minute. The rich collection of 19th century artifacts are attractively and thoughtfully arranged providing a detailed view of life 100 - 150 years ago. The docents really know the details about the collection, from the corn-on-the-cob shaped cornbread baking pans, to the fainting couches, from the lace loom... More 

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