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Glockenspiel

N 4th Street & Minnesota Street, New Ulm, MN
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Great show to see

This clock tower only performs 3 times a day, but it is really worth scheduling the time to be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
garyb202
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Richmond, Virginia
Beautiful clock

This is a beautiful clock showcasing the New Ulm heritage that I recommend visiting if you're new... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Allison S
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This 45-foot, free-standing, musical clock is one of a rare breed.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“at noon” (14 reviews)
“fun to watch” (4 reviews)
“ten minutes” (3 reviews)
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N 4th Street & Minnesota Street, New Ulm, MN
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This clock tower only performs 3 times a day, but it is really worth scheduling the time to be there. It plays for about 3-4 minutes while the characters spin around.

Thank garyb202
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful clock showcasing the New Ulm heritage that I recommend visiting if you're new in town or just passing through. I believe it rings at noon, 3pm and 5pm. Free of charge, just show up, sit and enjoy.

Thank Allison S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

It plays only three times daily. The figurines rotate on a circulating stage while the bells chime. When done, the circulating stage moves back into wall & door close.

Thank jws057
Reviewed 8 October 2017

A Beautiful Park with picnic tables on the Main Street in town, down by the store shops. A must see for families, especially when it chimes. 🎼🎧

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Of New Ulm I don't "get' the attraction of "this" but I readily admit, many seem to. Maybe it's me. I dunno.---

Thank Brian N
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We visited the town clock after reading about it in the New Ulm Tourist guide... We were fortunate to arrive at the square just before noon, so our wait was very short. The chimes ring for a l o n g time, and are very...More

Thank Kato M
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Pretty neat to see, even if it was 'raining cats and dogs' while we were there and had to watch through the windshield from our vehicle. German music can be lively and that's what I anticipated. We also expected to hear the bells which didn't...More

Thank VHS-65
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We came in to town for a family function and wanted to stop and see the Glockenspiel. Haven't seen it for several years which was way before TripAdvisor. It's a unique thing if your looking for something different. The clock plays daily at noon,3pm and...More

Thank nickamc80
Reviewed 12 August 2017

While enjoying a historical educational adventure in New Ulm, Minnesota, we found a fun and perfect place for a quick rest, pausing to await the ringing of the Glockenspiel. We enjoyed the special seats that surround the clock sipping on beverages we packed for the...More

Thank Sheila D
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

It's a pretty neat little spot. Fun to watch and hear the Glockenspiel chime. There's a little area right next to it where you can sit on benches and enjoy lunch or just sit and enjoy the day. It's pretty close to a few different...More

Thank Dave1827H
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