Mahanay Carillon Bell Tower

The 168 ft. tower sitting on the corner of the courthouse square in downtown Jefferson is easy to find at the corner of Lincoln Way and Wilson. The elevator takes visitors to the Paul Nally Observation Deck at 120 ft. with a spectacular view of the countryside, the downtown and four rooftop art installations.

The Mahanay Memorial Carillon Tower is open daily from Memorial Day weekend through the month of September and weekends in May and October. Hours are 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Admission is $3 for adults and FREE for Youth 18 yrs. of age.  Bell Tower Staff will meet with tour groups at any other time by calling the Welcome Center at 515-386-2155.

Visitors will hear the Westminster Chimes on the hour and each quarter hour.  After each hour, the bells will play two songs.

From Memorial Day through Labor Day, there are live Tower Tune Live Concerts daily performed by Mahanay Maestros from 12:15 – 12:30 pm. There are a number of souvenirs for sale.

Mahanay Bell Tower Facebook page

Mahanay Memorial Carillon website

 

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December 2021

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  • Greene County Historical Society Annual Meeting and Holiday Program
  • The Funky Zebras Boutique Ribbon-Cutting
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  • Variety of Shops Open
  • Jingle into Junction
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  • History Boy Theatre Show