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Carillon Historical Park

1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, OH 45409
937.293.2841
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Ranked #3 of 26 attractions in Dayton
Type: Historic Sites
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Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

This museum of Dayton history is extremely well done and is worth your time. I think the minimum time to see most things would be two hours, but four would be better. Dayton was the home of more inventions than any other city in America for many years and many are displayed here. The new main building with its animated... More

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46 reviews 46 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Look at the Cash Registry History If it is your only stop in the US - Get it all in one place - The historic Trams , Old schools and more. The Wright Brothers work shop - U Must go there. Even if you have already been to the USAF museum.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Recommend you go on Wed or Sat and include a guided tour of Hawthorne Hill (Wright Brothers' home. The park has a great history of Dayton...the flood exhibit is fabulous. Transportation and Aviation buildings are my favorites.

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Dayton, Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

One of Dayton's gems if you want to learn about Dayton history. There is an indoor museum as well as historical and replica buildings set in a wooded park.

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Dayton, Ohio
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Carillon is the 2nd best attraction in Dayton after the USAF Museum and should be part of every Dayton visit. Again, you'll need nearly a full day to do justice to this comprehensive display of Dayton history and all of the amazing industrial developments & 1sts associated with this city.

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

See a history of the Miami Valley from the Wright Brothers and one of their planes to a one room school house to a carousal of inventions and much more!

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Dayton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Good way to spend an afternoon with the family, has recently updated center, good learning experience or stroll thru the past.

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Dayton, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The park is a wealth of history but one that children enjoy because of the interactive models and stories. A replica of the Wright Brothers plane is housed there along with movies, a train to ride, fire engines and a whole lot more.

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

There is nothing like visiting a city and finding out what it's all about. Carillon Park is one of those places where you can learn about the early inventors that made important contributions in our every day lives. NCR's cash register exhibit is fascinating as is the toy collection of all toys manufactured in Dayton. The Wright Brothers lived here,... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This is an enjoyable place to visit as an adult. Our experience is that the kids just don't connect with it. Wish they did because there is so much information.

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