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Sharing the Best-Kept Secrets...To Puzzles

No need to puzzle until your puzzler is sore. From traditional jigsaws to grammatical brain teasers, here are best places to find puzzles in downtown Rochester!

Friends of the Rochester Public Library

It's no so puzzling to think how the Friends of the Rochester Public Library, which remains closed during COVID-19, can offer their vast selection of puzzles. In this day and age, they're going online to sell items on eBay. With a 10 kids puzzles for $10 offer, affordable entertainment is right at your fingertips.


Games by James

It's a Mecca of sorts: Games by James offers puzzles of all shapes, sizes, varieties, and skill levels. Search the shelves for what will test your mind; some types of puzzles include cast puzzles, jigsaws, magnetic, and so many more. The best part? No brain power is required to stop in to Games by James!


Tangerine Gifts

From San Francisco to New York City, and Paris to outer space, travel anywhere with puzzles from Tangerine Gifts! They have many jigsaw puzzles ranging in piece counts; all you need to do is pick one—in store or online—and get to puzzling.



The Dove

Six to 1,000. No, it's not ages but the number of pieces in puzzles you can find at The Dove! For the little ones, peg or sound puzzles are age-appropriate to begin expanding their minds. And for your entertainment and pride in purchasing, all the adult puzzles at The Dove are made in the U.S.A.


Use #DowntownRochMN on Instagram to share your downtown Rochester puzzle finds!

Disclaimer: Although every effort was made to provide accurate information, each place has a right to change its products without notice. Please ask your sales associate to ensure the product is still available. If yours is a place listed in this blog and anything needs updating, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at Thanks for reading and happy shopping (and puzzling)!