New Ulm, Minnesota: Glockenspiel Clock Tower

It's a clock, it's a musical clock, it's a big musical clock with wooden people that pop out of it. Go glockenspiel!
4th St. N., New Ulm, MN
Intersection of 4th St. N. and Minnesota St.
Performances at noon, 3 pm, 5 pm.
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New Ulm Glockenspiel

This glockenspiel is on a corner of downtown New Ulm. The door opens and a collection of figures rotate. The chimes play a song at 12 pm, 3 pm and 5 pm, this lasts approximately 9 minutes.

[Melissa Schuster, 10/29/2009]

Glockenspiel clock tower.

Glockenspiel Clock Tower

New Ulm's Glockenspiel is a 45-foot-high musical clock tower with performing animated figures; carillon with 37 bells. Performances at noon, 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. every day all year round. During the holiday season, the small moving characters in the clock are changed to a Nativity scene.

[Brenda Bennett, 12/17/2005]

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