Tower closed for regular hours but open by appt.

The Mahanay Bell Tower has closed for the season but is open by appointment. Small groups wishing to make an appt. can call the Jefferson Matters: A Main Street & Chamber Community office at 515-386-2155 to schedule a visit. COVID precautions are in place with masks required and a limit of 5 people in the observation deck at a time.

Youth 18 and under are free courtesy of the Greene County Community School Foundation and $3 for adults. The tour includes a history of the tower and an elevator ride to the Paul Nally Observation Deck at 120ft. The bells play the Westminster chimes at each quarter hour. The bells ring the hour followed by several songs played digitally on the bells.

Local musicians will be playing the four octave carillon on Sunday afternoons from 12:15 – 12:30 pm and Thursday evenings from 5:15 – 5:30 pm during the holiday season.