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When we visited Hermann the German, I was shocked to discover that for the small fee of $3 a person... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
tonip961
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Interesting history

Very interesting visit and history lesson. Great view of the Minnesota river valley from the top of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
cpoppler
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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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A copper 32-foot statue of a German folk hero.
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14 Monument Street, At the Top of the Center Street Hill, New Ulm, MN
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Reviewed 4 days ago

When we visited Hermann the German, I was shocked to discover that for the small fee of $3 a person (5 and under are free) you can climb all the way to the top and stand practically next to Hermann the German. NOT for those...More

Thank tonip961
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very interesting visit and history lesson. Great view of the Minnesota river valley from the top of the Herman Statue

Thank cpoppler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Statue situated in a lovely park overlooking New Ulm. Charge of $3 to climb to the top for a good view. The monument is impressive for the size of the town.

Thank intents2
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Awesome view from atop monument....only $3.00 for entry. The surrounding park has picnic tables, bathrooms, and a very new playground for the kids.

Thank AnitaJack
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Built in 1888 the statue of Hermann the great Cheruscan overlooks lovely New Ulm. He’s iron with a copper overlay. You can climb the spiral staircase for a fabulous view of New Ulm and the surrounding farmland. It’s an important piece of German-American history!

Thank James S
Reviewed July 5, 2018

There is only a $3 entry fee to see a really unique piece of history. The climb of the spiral staircase is taxing for heavy smokers lol. When you reach the top of the initial staircase you'll be in a really cool enclosed brick attic...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

I really like towers, but this one didn’t feel as safe as say Coit Tower in San Francisco, Astoria Tower in Oregon, or the Vulcan in Birmingham. Those were just better. This one was overrated.

Thank Karyn B
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Amazingly large monument honoring German heritage. Second only in size to the Statue of Liberty! 99 step climb for the lovely view of the valley.

Thank Nerdian
Reviewed June 8, 2018

Hear about this for a long time so i want go see it I'm glad I did it was a cool thing great history they had to do a lot to get to where it is

Thank jeromew323
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

The statue is easy to find at the top of a hill. A nice park area to sit and relax. The statue itself is rather large and you can pay $3 to go up to the top for a river valley view.

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