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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 21 August 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 29 July 2018
Ruggerlynn
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Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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“at noon”(17 reviews)
“fun to watch”(5 reviews)
“ten minutes”(4 reviews)
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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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All reviews at noon fun to watch ten minutes clock tower bells chime in town characters figures performance 3pm benches 5pm music ulm ring downtown rotate
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 29 August 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.

Thank hrvracer
Reviewed 21 August 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.

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Reviewed 29 July 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.

Thank Ruggerlynn
Reviewed 28 June 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

Thank Johnson747
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Karyn B
Reviewed 29 May 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

Thank tokanier
Reviewed 2 April 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

Thank jwolfejeep
Reviewed 2 April 2018

stopped here one day in the winter we were not able to see full musical display but did hear it chime on the hour nice looking and was interesting to read the history behind it worth a stop when in new ulm

Thank retiredguy2014
Reviewed 23 March 2018

I was at the park for the 5 p.m. performance. Need to be in the park to see clock open up & figurines move around. Delightful!!! If you are there a definite sight to visit in downtown.

Thank pepe574
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