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A little bit of Germany in Minnesota

If you are on time, the Glockenspiel performs at noon, 3pm and 5pm. Kids and adults enjoy it but... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
intents2
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
One of many sites downtown

I remember when this was built. Our school took a walking field trip for the unveiling. Now is a... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Ruggerlynn
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Austin, Texas
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This 45-foot, free-standing, musical clock is one of a rare breed.
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N 4th Street & Minnesota Street, New Ulm, MN
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

Cute little park, downtown corner. Flower beds were over when we visited in October. Performances only on a limited schedule.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dennis M
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Interesting history and beautifully built tower. Charming dancing characters. The ringing bells were beautiful. Looking forward to returning in the holidays because they change out the characters with Christmas carolers.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wendi M
Reviewed October 15, 2018

When I first saw it I didn’t think we were at the right place. From the road you can’t see the figures. However, if you are in the square you know you’re in the right place. It performs at noon, 3 and 5. Pretty cool...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Debbie P
Reviewed August 29, 2018

I always enjoy this, we make it a point to see every time we are in town, we bring friends from afar to experience it and New Ulm also.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank hrvracer
Reviewed August 21, 2018

If you are on time, the Glockenspiel performs at noon, 3pm and 5pm. Kids and adults enjoy it but be warned it is a bit loud so sit on the benches. You may not need to stay for 15 minutes but it is fun.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

I remember when this was built. Our school took a walking field trip for the unveiling. Now is a great stop while visiting the historic downtown.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ruggerlynn
Reviewed June 28, 2018

We timed it so we could watch and listen to the glockenspiel at 12 Noon (other times were 3 PM and 5 PM). We joined a number of others who were seated on benches facing the tower. Signage gives you a good idea of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Johnson747
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Quite a performance. Something that definitely can be heard throughout Downtown New Ulm. Fun to watch, just really loud.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank karynb627
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Arrived shortly before 3 and the click showed the wrong time! Was worried that it would mess up when the performance took place. Luckily the 4-sided click tower was wrong on 3 sides but the back side where the figurines dance was correct! Very lovely...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tokanier
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

It's a clock thing once you seen on you want to see all of them love the chimes several minutes of the show and moving parts

Date of experience: April 2018
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