• Tour reservations must be made in advance.

  •  Please no children under the age of 10.

  • The museum doors open 15 minutes prior to the tour.

  • Tours will be approximately an hour and a half in length.


  • Any cancellations within 24 hours will be non-refundable.  

  • If you need to cancel in the 24 hours prior to tour, please email us to reschedule a tour.



Access to the library is free and open to the public by appointment. All materials must be used in the library. Food and beverages are not permitted within the library.


The library collection consists primarily of monographs on artists, concentrating on sculptors. There is a large selection of auction house catalogs, and notebooks of materials collected by Charles E. Gagnon.


Items in the library collection may be copied, scanned, or photographed with permission of museum staff. Copier/scanner is available.


  •  The Charles E. Gagnon Museum and Sculpture Garden is a smoke-free environment.  

  • Cellular phones and other electronic devices must be turned off during the tour.

  • Photography without flash is permitted in the galleries and sculpture garden.

  • No food or beverages are allowed in the museum or on the grounds.   

** Thank you for your kind support, and we hope you have an enjoyable tour.**

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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