The Charles E. Gagnon Museum & Sculpture Garden strives to:


Provide educational and artistic programming about Charles E. Gagnon's peaceful, healing bronze sculptures in the environment where they were created.


Be a place that uplifts the human spirit through experiencing Gagnon's figurative, or "realistic," bronze sculptures.


Preserve Gagnon's art by sharing it with others internationally and promoting the spread of world peace.

"He was dedicated to creating unique, uplifting bronze sculptures that would give hope to the world and inspire peace among all peoples,
 as well as to make the world a more beautiful place to live."

 Arlyn Gagnon, Artist & Wife of Charles E. Gagnon

This museum values being a place of…


Nurturing personal tranquility and mutual harmony among people.


Expecting things will turn out for the best.


Stimulating creativity or personal growth.


Delighting and pleasing to the senses.

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Open for Scheduled Tours Wednesday - Saturday, 10 - 11:30 a.m. 2 - 3:30 p.m. & Sunday 2 - 3:30 p.m. 

By online registration only | Closed on Major Holidays | Garden open May 15 - October 15

2500 4th Street SW Rochester, MN 55902 | (507) 282-5202

Charles E. Gagnon Museum & Sculpture Garden is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Donations are tax deductible as allowable by law. © 2020