HCOC will be closed beginning November 21, 2020 due to Covid restrictions.
The following schedule applies to the History Center Museum Gallery, Gift Shop, and Research Center.
Tuesday – Saturday : 9am to 5pm
Closed All Major Holidays
On days that inclement weather occurs, the History Center will close consistent with Rochester Public Schools closures. Grounds are available for visitation outside of normal business hours with advanced purchase of a pass or permits for photographers.
Includes access to the History Center Campus, Museum Gallery, and Research Center.
Adults (13 & up): $5.00
Children (2 – 12): $2.00
HCOC Members and children under 2: Free
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1195 West Circle Drive SW
Rochester, MN 55902
The History Center is located on the Southwest edge of Rochester, MN, just 8 minutes from Mayo Clinic and 4 minutes from US Hwy 52 at exit 53.
Directions from Mayo Clinic and
Head west on 2nd Street SW, continue on Country Club Road SW. Turn left onto West Circle Drive/County Road 22 SW and continue south for 1.2 miles. The History Center will be on your right at 1195 West Circle Drive.