Exterior of W. W. Mayo House.
W. W. Mayo House

Where innovation took root


May 1 - September 2, 2024

Open Saturdays 10:00 am–4:00 pm, and Sundays 1:00 pm–4:00 pm.

All hours


Adults: $6 
Seniors (65+), Veterans, Active military*, College students: $5 
Children ages 5-17: $4
Children age 4 and under: Free 
MNHS members and Ney Nature Center members: Free

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Getting here

118 N. Main St.
Le Sueur, MN 56058

Map and directions

What to see and do

Interior of W. W. Mayo House showing a table set with dolls.

Tour the house

Costumed guides will lead you through the home while they share stories of the Mayo and Cosgrove families who lived here before founding the Mayo Clinic and the Green Giant Company, respectively.

Statue titled "The Mothers" where two mothers play with their children.

Visit “The Mothers”

Take a break and enjoy the outdoors at the small park next to the Mayo House where a powerful statue titled “The Mothers” stands. Don’t miss this work of art, sculpted by another famous Minnesotan, artist Paul Granlund.