We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The attendant was super friendly and helpful. She took us up the elevator and explained the history of the tower and described the surrounding buildings and towns we could see. We heard the bells ring and I wished I knew how to play the piano....More
This was a nice place to spend an hour. Our guide was very dynamic and interesting! She shared several stories and history of the tower, courthouse and town! It did have an elevator that took you to a glass enclosed viewing area. The view was...More
Great view of Jefferson, Iowa and farms from the top of the 140 foot tower. The bell tower has beautiful sounding chimes. Very clean. The guide is pleasant and informative. The three dollar fee is a bargain. This is a must see.
We visited Jefferson a couple weeks ago and it seems to be a nice and clean town. The Bell Tower is one of the main attractions and they have what they call: "BELL TOWER DAYS." We have Grandkids that are planning to move into a...More
The tower is on the Jefferson square, in the southwest corner of the courthouse property. Check their website for hours and times as it changes with the seasons.
There are some tables one can sit at, a piano if you are musically inclined outside, and...More
Who knew this would be such a beautiful view? It is wonderfully shared by the volunteers who work there. The children loved the eye-spy game and the binoculars. The adults were impressed by the bells and the 30-miles we could see. Kudos to Jefferson, Iowa!
We took our grandkids to the top of the Mahanay Bell Tower for the first time this summer to check out what is new. They always love looking for the eye spy items and now there is another new rooftop art piece. We even brainstormed...More
First timers to Jefferson and was very impressed with the people we met and the city in general. Was in the gift shop across from the bell tower and the proprietor went out of her way to tell us about her city and the area....More