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Wanda Gag House

226 N Washington St, New Ulm, MN 56073-1840
+1 507-359-2632
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I Have Never...

I have never really understood this attraction, and yes I thought that very thing as a small child... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Brian N
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Courtland,Mn
Very welcoming guide!

We only had about 30 minutes before the glockenspiel was going to play, so our visit was rushed... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
eliz375
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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29 Jun 2017
“Very welcoming guide!”
9 Oct 2017
“I Have Never...”
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226 N Washington St, New Ulm, MN 56073-1840
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

I have never really understood this attraction, and yes I thought that very thing as a small child, as I grew up in New Ulm but, alas, we are all different, and it is my belief that is a "Good" thing. BTW...Again as a little...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2017

We only had about 30 minutes before the glockenspiel was going to play, so our visit was rushed. The guide understood this and gave us a bare bones tour. The family history is interesting, and the gift shop has a good assortment of books by...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2016

If you love books and literary history this is a must see. An informative history on the unique and talented Gag family with knowledgeable staff who clearly enjoy their jobs.

1  Thank Heather M
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Reviewed August 15, 2016

I am so very intrigued by Wanda Gag. She was so talented! Along with other members of her family, including her father who painted the Catholic Cathedral in New Ulm. (beautiful - go see it too!) There are houses and buildings all over New Ulm...More

Thank Tasia H
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Reviewed February 24, 2016

very cool Victorian home great to here why the rooms where designed worth seeing more about Wanda dad I think but worth it

Thank nope167
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Reviewed December 27, 2015

What an interesting tour! The volunteer was friendly and knowledgeable and I learned a lot about Wanda Gag and her fascinating family. I love Victorian homes, so it was also wonderful to see the house--and I picked up some great souvenirs in the gift shop...More

Thank RMValois
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Reviewed September 27, 2015

We didn't know much about the Gags but found it wasn't just Wanda (Millions of Cats author) who is interesting. Her whole family seemed to be plucky and artistic. This is reflected in their house that is more whimsical than a typical Queen Anne house....More

Thank CarmellaAnne
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Reviewed September 17, 2015

I became fascinated by the story of Wanda Gag so we had to visit when we came to New Ulm. The house had an interesting design. I wished there had been more of Wanda's art, which was so unique, as opposed to her father's.

Thank KrisMN
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Reviewed July 22, 2015

Learning about why he built his home. The reason for each room and design. I loved everything about this exhibit

Thank Betty J
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Reviewed May 30, 2014

Built and decorated by her father, also an artist, Wanda's family home has been restored and is operated by docents who have maintained this little jewel and remembered the life and work of one of our greatest translators and illustrators of children's literature. It was...More

4  Thank Sally M
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