Charles E. Gagnon Museum & Sculpture Garden

2500 4th St SW, Rochester, MN 55902


Museum Website

The home of Charles E. Gagnon holds stories of his life and sculpture shared by your guide, Gagnon's wife. Visitors are also encouraged to explore the sculpture garden, which is open from May through October.

The museum was founded to honor Charles Gagnon's legacy of 50 creative years in bronze sculpture. The residence houses his studio and bronze sculptures created by this Minnesotan sculptor.

This is a private museum dedicated to providing educational and artistic programming about Charles E. Gagnon's peaceful, healing bronze sculptures in the environment where they were created. The guiding principles are:

  • Peace - Nurturing personal tranquility and mutual harmony among people
  • Hope - Expecting things will turn out for the best
  • Inspiration - Stimulating creativity or personal growth
  • Beauty - Delighting and pleasing the sense

Credit: Overview from museum website

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