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Landmark Watertower

Normally just a landmark you can see from miles away, but it is open to the public a couple times a... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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We enjoyed stopping by this quirky water tower in the middle of a residential area. It's not hard... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Lin L
Saint Louis, Missouri
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  • Very good51%
  • Average28%
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  • Terrible0%
5 Mar 2018
“Landmark Watertower”
31 Oct 2018
“Just a neat structure”
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55 Malcolm Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-3563
+1 612-230-6400
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

I figured with Halloween upon us I had to stop while in town. The tower itself is neat, although not accessible. As others have said the views were wonderful. Parking is available and you can soak in the quaint neighborhood while walking around.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dewayne P
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Normally just a landmark you can see from miles away, but it is open to the public a couple times a year. Fun to climb the steps and look at the view. At the bottom is just a quiet park in a nice neighborhood.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We enjoyed stopping by this quirky water tower in the middle of a residential area. It's not hard to find and is a nice walk in the evening. Parking is just on the street.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Lin L
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Witch's Hat Water Tower offers a great view of downtown Minneapolis and a small park to walk. There are some very steep paths so watch the little ones while exploring. Located right up the road from Surly Brewery it offers a perfect place to relax...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 189pjw
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Perfect place to sit on one of the many benches and have some quiet time to yourself or toss a ball to your dog. Moderately sized park at a high point in the neighborhood. Great view of the skyline downtown and the surrounding areas! Very...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank betzc
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Best view of Minneapolis downtown from its highest point. Lots of park benches around the tower to sit and relax while enjoying the view. Excellent spot for a date.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Ogutarts
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Decided to visit the Witch's Hat Water Tower. I lived here for 15 years and never saw it up close. What a great view of Minneapolis. Unfortunately the new Viking Stadium gets in the way.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Ter U
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Built in 1913, highest land area in Minneapolis, on notional register of historic places, great view of Mpls and the new US Bank Stadium for the Minnesota Vikings. visit at sunset for a great view of in the morning.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Steven H
Reviewed 1 April 2016

I stopped in around sunset on my way to a business dinner. Great to get up high in this otherwise fairly flat area, and the views were worth it. Also a treat to drive through the beautiful old neighborhoods leading up to the site.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank sadalit
Reviewed 14 November 2015

I played tennis near here with a cousin. It's a great landmark in an older Minneapolis neighborhood. Beautiful old trees, windy roads and of course, the Mississippi River.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank stfnia
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