Hermann Monument will be opening this weekend 18 May 18

Hermann Monument will be open for the season on Saturday. The City of New Ulm in conjunction with a grant from the State of Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society has begun phase on of a comprehensive conditions study to determin the structural soundness of the monument. This study will also determine details for a restoration plan. The interprestive center at Hermann’s base will remain closed due to the study. The monument will be open Saturday’s and Sundays in May until Memorial Day. After Memorial Day the monument will be open daily through Labor Day from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.