America's oldest church bell company since 1856

Honoring the American tradition of bronze church bell casting, ringing peals, chimes, and carillons for the ages.

Church bell ringing and automatic bell tower ringing applications are our specialty.

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Our digital bell systems boast amazingly realistic sounds of bells. No tapes, no CD, no moving drive.

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We can help shape your project around your budget and specific ringing applications.

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Since 1856, McShane Bell Foundry has been producing America’s finest Church Bells, Chimes and Carillons.

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McShane Bell Company is proud to continue our tradition of producing the finest bronze church bells, peals, chimes and bell carillons for more than 164 years.


Over 300,000 McShane church bells ring out from the towers of cathedrals, church towers, municipal buildings, universities, town halls, and schools.



Our programmable digital bell systems produce the sounds of up to 64 bells at once, creating the authentic sound of large cast bells and real carillons anywhere.



America's finest bell and chime makers the world has ever heard.

Expert On-site Installation

Dedicated Service Team

Bell Tower Assessments

Used & Reconditioned Bells

Maintenance & Repair

Bell Parts

Designing & Planning

Designing and planning for a chime or a carillon involves a lot of experience and we're here to help you with your design, planning, fabrication and installation process.

Maintenance & Repair

We offer installation using our own in-house installers that will come to site and install a small part for your bell or a turnkey bell carillon for your university carillon, church bell tower, or community bell.

Experienced Bell Makers

When ordering a new bell from us, we work with you to carefully customize your bell or bells to your unique needs, whether the final destination is a church, university, cathedral or anything else you have in mind!

Timeless Quality

Mr. Henry McShane, 

Dear Sir: - The Chime of nine Bells furnished by you for the Church of which I am Pastor, gives me entire satisfaction. The Bells are rich in tone and far surpass my expectations. All classes of citizens admire the Chime, and the press is unstinted in its praise. You may refer any patrons you may expect to me, and believe me of yourself and firm, a sincere friend and admirer. Yours truly, 

Richard J. Barry
Hyde Park, Mass.
December 3, 1883

Very peasant people to communicate with, extremely helpful and engaging... World class service, very giving of their time. 

- Sam P.

Our bell was cast in 1882 and still rings as beautifully as it did back then. 

- Charles III

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19th Century Bell Restored After 1980 Fire

January 24, 2020

 “This is really nice. It’s meditative to ring a bell. Nice and chill.” –Christopher Powell, Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs at Temple Contemporary On September 4, 1980, the John B. Stetson Hat Factory in Philadelphia, PA went up in flames and burned to the ground. In the remains was the charred, 2500-pound clock tower […]

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200 Year Old Bell Symbolizes a Big Victory for Former Cancer Patient

January 2, 2020

On Tuesday, January 31st, McShane Bell got to be part of a very special New Year’s celebration.  Dorine Olive rang in the new year by finishing her last round of Chemotherapy. Instead of ringing the celebratory hospital bell, Olive wanted to do something different – ring the bell at The Church of the Good Shepard […]

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McShane Bell Foundry Has Moved To St. Louis, MO!

January 1, 2020

2019 marked a big year for McShane Bell. For centralizing of fabrication and shipping in the U.S., the team made the move from Baltimore, Maryland to St. Louis, MO. With their sights still set on providing America’s finest Church Bells, Ring Peal, Chimes, and Carillons, McShane is excited to see what their new city has to […]

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