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Merry-Go-Round Museum

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Address: 301 Jackson St., Sandusky, OH
Phone Number: 419 626 6111
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A fun couple of hours.

Located in the former post office, this was a fun visit in a nice area of down town. Displayed are hundreds of carved figures, some quite historic. There are working restorations... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Suwanee, Georgia
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Suwanee, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Located in the former post office, this was a fun visit in a nice area of down town. Displayed are hundreds of carved figures, some quite historic. There are working restorations ongoing. You even get a ride in a century old merry Go Round with your admission. It was well worth the time and admission.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Nice to see the children, lots of beautiful carrousel animals. The working carrousel is very beautifully restored. I enjoyed visiting the gift shop as well.

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newark, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I collect pennies that you make in machines at amusement locations. I was delighted to walk in and see a machine to imprint my penny with a carousel horse design. My favorite photo was taken in the lobby with the postage stamp image and horses. Quiet little town and very small museum but we had fun- so unique!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Located in an old bank building in downtown Sandusky, this great grass-roots museum is well worth a stop if you have any interest in carousels and or hand-carved wooden ponies. WIth admission you get a token for a free ride on the vintage, restored carousel they have as a centerpiece of the exhibit hall. Ask for a personal tour and... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

This museum is located in an old post office. Admission is reasonable. It has a varied collection of carousel animals and memorabilia. There is an area where you can watch a craftsman work on carousel animals. What makes this place more interesting is the carousel inside you can ride on with no extra cost other than admission. Carousel goes 9... More 

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Sandusky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

If your into merry go rounds you should see this they even have one set up for you to ride it goes really fast you got to hole on

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

For those who want to see how the carousel carvers of olden days created the beautiful ponies on our favorite machines, this museum will give you that opportunity to do so. There are horses in several stages of restoration or creation throughout the museum as well as information and photos to enjoy.

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Sandusky, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Brings back those great childhood years. V interesting to see how they horses are made. Great history Great afternoon

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Newport, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I took the kids here while I was staying at a nearby waterpark. I think I loved it more then they did! Wonder place lots of history and beautiful carrsell animals. And the employees were very friendly and engaging. A definate must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We visited with our 8 and 12 year olds after checking out of a water park. The museum is essentially one room, but we arrived in time for a guided tour and wound up spending about an hour there. Their collection includes primarily American pieces with a few British pieces sprinkled in. The tour included a ride on a carousel,... More 

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Address: Address: 301 Jackson St., Sandusky, OH
Phone Number: 419 626 6111
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky

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