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Glockenspiel am Deiterhaus

Kettwiger Str. 22, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Something children might enjoy

Walking down Essen’s rather ugly main shopping street Kettwiger Street we were surprised to see... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2018
Trainbleu
,
Brussels
A nice attraction.

The carillon was a donation by the former Deiter House to their clients in the late twenties of the... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2018
Paul B
,
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Kettwiger Str. 22, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

Walking down Essen’s rather ugly main shopping street Kettwiger Street we were surprised to see this large carillon at Number 22. It is installed in a tower-like construction, attached to a plain modern building (now jewellery Pletzsch), but it has a long history. Jeweller Josef...More

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Reviewed January 2, 2018

The carillon was a donation by the former Deiter House to their clients in the late twenties of the last century. During the second World War, the bells were hidden by the owners to prevent them from melting for the weapon industry. After the war,...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2017

every hour on the hour you get a lovely trumpet-like musical show, with clanky little figures doing their thing. stop, look up, enjoy.

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Reviewed October 26, 2016

There is construction on the building, so the chimes and clock are stopped. Hopefully it will be done soon.

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Reviewed August 23, 2015

It's really worth it. Be sure you'll go and watch what happens. It will just take ten minutes and the clock works each hour. For ten minutes the doors open and close and amazing things happen.

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Reviewed July 22, 2015

It is at the end auf the shopping street, close to the Railway station. Just some minutes is playing, but it is worth to stop for it.

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Reviewed May 20, 2015

The Glockenspiel in the Deiterhaus (Deiter is the name of a jeweller, they have extensive showrooms on the ground floor). The Glockenspiel was hidden during the war for safekeeping and has delighted visitors for decades. The Glockenspiel consists of a bell tower with 26 bells...More

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