Palmerston North Clock Tower, Palmerston North

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Architectural Building Landmark
Stand beneath Palmerston North Clock Tower and admire the Modernist structure that predominates over the downtown area of Palmerston North. Built in the 1950s according to a design by local engineer Ronald McMillan, the tower has grown over time; additional refurbishments completed in 2007 take it to a height of 30.5 m (100 ft) at its peak. The tower lights up at night in an array of colors, changing in an captivating, orchestrated display. Using our online itinerary creator, Palmerston North attractions like Palmerston North Clock Tower can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The square surrounding it is quiet, expansive and a nice place to hang for a little while with friends, for a picnic, or if you just like talking to the ducks.  more »
  • The clock tower was refurbished several years ago as part of an update of the City Square. It is a clock tower that doesn't really say anything special. It does look much better at night with colored ...  more »
  • The clock resides in the square which over time has had millions spent on it with absolutely no wow factor to encourage tourists or visitors to return. If this clocktower is meant to be some sort of i...  more »