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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 bit of fading history

A nice rotating collection of real, historic carved carousel horses from many different carvers. Admission includes a ride on a small carousel. No, this is not the largest museum... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A nice rotating collection of real, historic carved carousel horses from many different carvers. Admission includes a ride on a small carousel. No, this is not the largest museum of its type in the US. No the ride is not a a huge 3 row carousel. For the people whining that it wasn';;t worth it, if you don't want to... More 

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Hinckley, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

What a great little place! Fantastic art! Yes they are art pieces. Wide variety of animals! Well worth the visit!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We visited the museum with our two daughters, ages 8 & 4. We knew we would have time in the afternoon before our waterpark check-in so we planned our visit accordingly. There are many beautiful pieces of art here. The sheer beauty of the animals captivated the kids and the history was very interesting for my husband and me. Your... More 

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Orinda, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I have a carousel horse that I bought 20 years ago. I desided to restore my horse. My wife and I had to go to Dayton on business . We went to Sandusky to visit the museum and get some information about my horse. I met the museum Director and a volunteer by the name of Ed.he gave me tips... More 

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Clyde, Ohio
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The Merry -Go -Rounds Museum ! is a attraction that is not in a Huge Building,but it dies not have to be.This gives you a Huge world insight of how the Marry - Go -Round,began & History of the Child inside all of us.Sometimes they have someone there craveing away makeing ,a Handsome horse ! they answer all the things... More 

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West Carrollton City, Ohio, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This place was so neat! Brings out the little kid in you for sure. The carousel animals were beautiful and reading the history of each on was really interesting.

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Sylvania, Ohio
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is a nice part of history restored in these carousels in the museum. A must see if in the Sandusky area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

People are amused when we tell them we drove over five hours to visit this museum. We did lots of other things during our visit to Ohio, but the museum was the main attraction for us. There is a good chance we'll be back again. Our tour guides were a husband-wife volunteer team. They were wonderful. They amazed us again... More 

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Florence, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I loved my recent visit to the Merry-Go-Round Museum in Sandusky, Ohio! Not only were the volunteers friendly, but they were also a wealth of knowledge. Personally I loved hearing the history and seeing the details up close and personal as we went around on our tour. A favorite spot of mine was actually talking to the artist working on... More 

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Mattoon, Illinois
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201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

One of the stops on our Circle Lake Erie trip was in Sandusky. Our destination was not the big amusement park but rather the Merry-Go-round museum. We spent about an hour and a half there and had a great time. First, a lady gave us some history and a few suggestions on how best to enjoy to museum. She also... More 

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