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Merry-Go-Round Museum

Address: 301 Jackson St., Sandusky, OH
Phone Number: 419 626 6111
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Ranked #2 of 15 Attractions in Sandusky
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Museums
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Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Museums

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Orinda, California
2 reviews
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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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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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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30 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Canada
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30 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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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14 attraction reviews
172 helpful votes 172 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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Meaford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The family and I had the privilege to visit this wonderful museum on our recent trip. We were given a personal tour by one of the museum's awesome volunteers. She told us about the history of the merry go rounds. She explained how they're built and painted by designers. She explained how the old merry go rounds are refurbished and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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28 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Highlight of our visit to Sandusky was a trip to the Merry-Go-Round Museum where expert woodsmiths and painters painstakingly and lovingly restore some of these past relics to better than new condition. Did you know there are three distinctly different kinds of merry-go-round horses? With a working carousel in the center of the museum, anyone who appreciates the memories of... More 

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New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Never thought a Merry-go-Round museum would be worth looking at but I was completely wrong. They have a huge history about them. More than you would ever think existed.

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