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New Ulm Life

The city of New Ulm is nestled in the Minnesota River Valley. In 1854, German immigrants chose the city's site to create the town of their dreams. New Ulm is known for its tourism, festivals and specialty shops.

The work ethic is strong in New Ulm with employees nationally known for their dedication and productivity. The variety of high-quality products created in New Ulm reflects the diversity of American life: electrical products, cheese, beer, wine, butter, air compressors, artstone, motors, plastic products, accordions, grain, crushed rock, industrial electronic instrumentation, and more.

Closest metro areas:

Mankato – 25 miles
Twin Cities – 90 miles


New Ulm Public Schools (preK-12)

New Ulm Area Catholic Schools (preK-12)

Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School (9-12)

St. Paul Lutheran School (preK-8)

Lafayette Charter School (preK-8)

Martin Luther College

Minnesota State University – Mankato

South Central College Mankato

Gustavus Adolphus – St. Peter


Flandrau State Park – camping/hiking trails, cross-country skiing, swimming

Vogel Arena Field House – indoor pool, racket ball courts, indoor track, basketball/volleyball courts, exercise room, weight room, spinning room

Civic Center – hockey arena (2 sheets)

Putting green environmental mini-golf course

Walking/biking trail

Skate board park

Soccer complex

Baseball/softball parks

Outdoor ice rinks

Multiple commercial fitness centers

Hospital & Clinic:

New Ulm Medical Center is a nonprofit hospital and clinic serving the region in and around Brown County in south central Minnesota. They offer an extensive range of care options with over 30 affiliated physicians and a full complement of visiting specialists.


Holiday Inn
2101 S. Broadway
New Ulm, MN 56073
(507) 359-2941

Microtel Inn & Suites
424 S. 20th St.
New Ulm, MN 56073
(507) 354-9800

Super 8 Motel
1901 S. Broadway
New Ulm, MN 56073
(507) 359-2400

Colonial Inn
1315 N. Broadway
New Ulm, MN 56073
(507) 354-3128

Points of Interest

Schell’s Brewery (tours)

Morgan Creek Vineyards (tours)

Theater/Musical productions throughout the year by community groups and schools/colleges

The Grand Kabaret (live music, art displays)

Minnesota Music Hall of Fame

Brown County Historical Museum

Hermann Monument

Harkin Store

Local Government

City of New Ulm (

Brown County (


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