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Beautiful Visit

This was a great tour with a little history and an opportunity to see the inside of a working... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Fun stop. Interesting place with gift shops, tours, food and samples

They have Beautiful gardens with peacocks wandering freely. wonderful music, great guided tours... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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Step back in time at this majestic brewery, nestled in the wooded hillside overlooking the Cottonwood River. Established in 1860, this 150+ year old brewery is nationally renowned for its award winning beers, with varieties to fit everyone’s tastes...more
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1860 Schells Rd, New Ulm, MN 56073-3834
+1 800-770-5020
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a great tour with a little history and an opportunity to see the inside of a working brewery. The grounds are absolutely beautiful and we enjoyed the sampling of beer after our tour, as well as the beer garden. You cannot take beer...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

They have Beautiful gardens with peacocks wandering freely. wonderful music, great guided tours with the history of the brewery explained. Everything you need for a fun visit including restaurants with great snacks.

1  Thank cpoppler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice tour, and beer samples. Friendly staff, parking should be better. The gardens are pleasing and relaxing to go through.

1  Thank hrvracer
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time with family! We had a large family and the tour for $5 was well worth the money! I was very impressed. I do wish that the tour would have outlined the brewing process more than it did,but seeing the grounds and...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We arrived for the 1pm tour on a Sunday, the place was well staffed and there was a polka band playing in the garden. The tour itself is fantastic and the tasting afterwards is top notch! We will come back again!

Thank supra2jztt
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

I am originally from New Ulm and love visiting when I come home. The gardens and tap room are wonderful ways to spend the afternoon.

Thank Ruggerlynn
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Schell's is an Interesting historical brewery in New Ulm, MN. The tour includes a beer tasting at the end. There is also a nice gift shop at the location. The parking is limited and there is NO parking for RVs and beware there is NO...More

Thank Janice F
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Such a beautiful location for this brewery. The groundskeeper should be commended for keeping it in tip top shape. Loved the tour and taste testing. Get here early if you want to take the tour. You need to buy your ticket at least an hour...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have enjoyed visiting over the years and our most recent visit didn't fail to delight. The tour is interesting and not too long and the sampling room encourages mingling and friendly exchange. Oh, and it's Shell's beer that is offered for...More

Thank Morgynne Northe M
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We have lived in Minnesota our whole lives but never had been to Schell’s before this summer. We enjoyed our first visit so much we had to return with our adult kids!! Tour is awesome with learning the history of the brewery, a tour of...More

Thank Jan4645
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