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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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Enjoyed seeing the variety of animals used on carousels and the intricate carvings on them. Visit took less than an hour. Well worth our money, since we went on a day that the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Babson Park, Florida
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Babson Park, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyed seeing the variety of animals used on carousels and the intricate carvings on them. Visit took less than an hour. Well worth our money, since we went on a day that the tickets were discounted. Fascinating. Enjoyed the carousel ride which is included with admission.

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Temperance, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to get up close to the old art of merry go rounds with carved wooden horses and other animals come see this Museum. Small but very informative about the history of one of everyone's favorite childhood memory. Sandusky is close to Cedar Point and Put in Bay. Helpful volunteer staff seems to enjoy sharing their knowledge. Ride... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fun museum to visit. There was so much history of the carousel and the makers of the animals on carousels. Included with the price of admission, each person got a ride on the carousel in the middle of the museum. What fun!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I finally dragged my husband to the Merry-Go-Round Museum in Sandusky, Ohio. To my dismay, he enjoyed the museum so much that he didn't want to leave! The Merry-Go-Round Museum opened in 1990 in the former U.S. Post Office in Sandusky, Ohio. During season, the museum is open seven days a week. Included in the admission price is a ride... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found this interesting to learn about the making and restoring of the horses (and other animals) for merry go rounds. To see the earliest work bench that was brought to America and the tools used in their craft. There is also a working merry go round that you can ride on as well as viewing many different styles of... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a great museum. They had a lot of horses, and other animals that was quite interesting to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our kids really enjoyed the carousel and seeing the original music player. Very neat place to visit.

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Meadville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Very affordable. Great place for families or anyone who enjoys amusement parks. Informative and you get a ride on a carousel with your admission.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I love museums like this. For $6, you can spend a great hour looking at different styles of carousel horses (and other animals), learn a thing or two, and the kids can ride a merry-go-round. Kids are $4. It's within walking distance of downtown/Lake Erie view.

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This is a great and fun place to stop by on any day of the year. It is a hidden gem. Lots of fun for all ages.

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