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Plummer Building

Plummer Building: Offices, Tours & Architecture

Decorated in bronze and marble, this building was named after Dr. Henry S. Plummer, who designed it and created systems and procedures still in use at the Mayo Clinic.

Before You Go

  • Hours

    Tours are available on weekdays from 8 am to 5 pm.

  • Prices

    There is no fee or admission for tours.

  • Events
    • History Open House
    • Seasonal Lighting
    • Historical Suite Tours
  • Activities
    • Tours
    • Library
    • Offices


  • When is the Christmas tree window lighting at the Plummer Building?
    Continuing with the tradition that began in the 1950's, visitors can view more than 7,000 high efficiency LED lights, along the south facing wall of the Plummer Building on the Mayo Clinic campus each winter. Typically the illumination begins around Thanksgiving, and extends throughout New Years.
  • How can I take a tour of the Plummer Building?
    Touring the iconic Plummer Building is easy. Visitors can tour the Historical Suite that includes the last offices of Drs. William J. and Charles H. Mayo, on Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm, and are located on the third floor of the Plummer Building.

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