Map & Directions
The Commonweal Theatre is located at 208 Parkway Avenue North in downtown Lanesboro, nestled in the beautiful bluff country of southeast Minnesota.
From the North
Take Highway 52 south through Rochester and Chatfield. At Fountain (about 9 miles south of Chatfield) turn left (east) onto County Road 8. It’s about 11 miles to Lanesboro. At the stop sign as you come into Lanesboro, turn left onto Parkway Ave. The theatre is a block and a half on your right.
From the South
Take Highway 52 north through Decorah, IA. Just after Prosper, MN, turn left (west) onto Highway 52/44. At Canton, MN, turn right (north) onto County Road 21. In approximately 7 miles, at a stop sign, take a left turn to stay on County Road 21. At a stop sign at the intersection of Highway 16, turn right (east) onto Highway 16 and proceed into Lanesboro. Turn left (north) onto Parkway Ave (also Highway 250); the theatre is about a mile on the right.
From the East
Take I-90 west to the Highway 43 south exit. Take Highway 43 to Rushford. In Rushford turn right (west) onto Highway 16 (one block after flashing red light). Highway 16 goes directly into Lanesboro. Turn right (north) onto Parkway Ave (also Highway 250) and the theatre is about a mile on the right. Alternative: From La Crescent take Highway 16 west to Lanesboro.
From the West
Take I-90 east to the Highway 16 east exit. Highway 16 goes through Grand Meadow, Spring Valley and into Preston. Just after Preston turn left to stay on Highway 16 (at the John Deere dealer), which goes directly into Lanesboro. Turn left (north) onto Parkway Ave (also Highway 250) and the theatre is about a mile on the right.