Mayo Clinic offers the following tours for patients and their guests:
Mayo Clinic offers a free guided tour for patients and their guests while they are at Mayo. The tour includes a 15-minute film about Mayo Clinic, followed by a 1-hour walking tour of the downtown campus. The tour is offered at 10 a.m., Monday through Friday. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The tour begins in Judd Auditorium, in the subway level of the Mayo Building. Call 507-538-0440 for additional information.
Mayo Clinic has an extensive collection of art donated by Mayo benefactors. An art and architecture tour is offered Monday through Friday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tours begin in Judd Auditorium, in the subway level of the Mayo Building. Call 507-284-0239 for additional information.
A self-guided audio art tour is available to help patients and their guests enjoy the many examples of fine artwork displayed at the downtown campus. Audio hand-held devices and maps can be obtained at the information desk in the Gonda Building, lobby level, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Call 507-266-2066 for more information.
Tour the suite that includes the original offices of Drs. William J. and Charles H. Mayo. The suite, on the third floor of the Plummer Building, is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. See more information on Mayo Clinic history.
Heritage Hall, in the Mathews Grand Lobby of the Mayo Building, presents multimedia displays that link Mayo Clinic history with current activities and plans for the future. The museum has a small theater showing historical and contemporary films about Mayo Clinic throughout the day. Heritage Hall is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call 507-284-8540.
View multimedia displays highlighting Mayo research at the Mayo Clinic Research Information Center, in the Lobby of the Gonda Building. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
You can take a self-guided tour of Saint Marys Hospital between 8 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tour brochures are available at the information desks at the hospital.
Traditional high school tour requests are now included in a more formal, career awareness program known as the High School Career Awareness/Educational Visit. This program provides career awareness experiences that match student interests. For more information, call 507-284-1496.