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Carillon Historical Park

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Address: 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, OH 45409
Phone Number: 937.293.2841
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Great Historical Park

If you love history, or if you just want good sausage and beer- this is a great historical park. Much of my family grew up in Dayton, but this park taught me things I did not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you love history, or if you just want good sausage and beer- this is a great historical park. Much of my family grew up in Dayton, but this park taught me things I did not know about the city. There is an indoor museum, a d many historical buildings that are preserved with much of Dauton's rich history, including,... More 

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Muscatine, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited Carillon Historical Park while visiting my sister. There is a small admission fee of $8 for adults. The first thing you see when you visit the Historical Park is the carillon, which is a musical instrument composed of bells in a bell tower and played like a piano. I found this very interesting as I had never seen... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just go there not expecting anything and you will be suprise..inexpensive too.. I did like their 4d movie about dayton.

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Bergen County, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a smaller version of Greenfield Village located just south of Dayton along the Miami River. There is an original Wright Brothers' plane in the collection along with a short movie regarding their ear!y flights. Well worth a visit.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a wonderful place for exploring the amazing history of Dayton, and to see all of the inventions, people, and events that have impacted the whole country and the whole world! Every time we come here, we find something else that we hadn't seen yet. Admissions and membership fees are pretty affordable, making this a great place for the whole... More 

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Centerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't miss this! And they continually add more to see. We are members so we get in free, and we take all of our out of town guests. Makes me so proud of Dayton and the heritage that goes with it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Recently visited Carillon Historical Park in Dayton, OH. What a fascinating place. If anyone needs a history lesson on some of the most important life changing items in your life, this is the place to go. NCR (National Cash Register) is an amazing business. Other big businesses were started from employees that had worked for NCR. The display of old... More 

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Eastern Shore, AL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a great place to bring my family and I wish I would have allowed for more time here. We were directed here by the NPS to see a plane the Wright Brothers built. It was a neat set up. The park has many historic building that you can go in and view. The transportation building is very interesting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place has changed since my last visit 15 years ago. New things from when I was there last: Dayton Industry museum, gift shop, 4D animatronic theater, added restaurants, Dayton flood exhibit, and is part of the NPS Dayton Aviation Heritage Park (original Wright Fyler). For NPS passport fans - you get your stamp at the main desk where you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you need to learn about anything Dayton, this is the first place to come. Allow yourself at least 6 hours. Then go to the brewery!

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