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Carillon Historical Park

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1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton, OH 45409-2023
+1 937-293-2841
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Lots of History in the Park

Husband and I wanted to experience things closer to home this vacation which we had not done in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brenda O
Dayton, Ohio
Nice way to spend a couple of hours in Dayton

We had read the other reviews so we knew what to expect. Many of the exhibits are indoors and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton, OH 45409-2023
+1 937-293-2841
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Reviewed yesterday

Husband and I wanted to experience things closer to home this vacation which we had not done in years. Carillon Park was on our list. We enjoyed our walk of all the buildings and the tour guides in many of the buildings were very helpful...More

Thank Brenda O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had read the other reviews so we knew what to expect. Many of the exhibits are indoors and require quite a bit of reading. The various buildings are reasonably close together (it feels more like a stroll than a hike to see everything). The...More

Thank Cfdmv
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have visited the park many times for the Christmas event, Concourse De Elegance, and just regular visits. It is always a wonderful experience. So much to learn about Dayton, and the park is lovely. A must stop for people visiting Dayton.

Thank Randy_Debbie_Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is filled with historic exhibits, including a reproduction of the Wright Brothers bicycle shop and another building devoted to the great Dayton flood. We spent about 3 hours there and enjoyed it all. We didn't miss very much. There was a carillon competition...More

Thank Roy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hidden gem in the Gem City is a well appointed walking tour through Dayton's history and its quiet, surprising national and worldwide impact. Known for Paul Lawrence Dunbar and the Wright Brothers, a breadth of inventions and culture also sprang from this Midwest area....More

Thank camillesp33
Reviewed 1 week ago

This urban park has a great deal of diversity....for all ages. It has a very early Wright Brothers biplane; steam locomotive and several cars and trucks from Dayton's local manufacturing legacy. This park has a number of other unique displays including a historical perspective about...More

Thank chamberguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park has a large number of local antiquities, and stories from Dayton Ohio area inventors, and personalities of note. There is also a local brew pub on premises (no charge for entry). It brews beer using methods from the 19th century. I find the...More

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a well presented overview of the history of Dayton, OH. Everything from the area's oldest building, to the Deed's barn where Kettering invented the automotive electrical starter! There's even a carousel inside! Once you're done, the Carillon Brewing company is just outside the...More

Thank X9681MVronaldh
Reviewed 1 week ago

For anyone wanting to know some history of the Dayton area, this is the place to come. Very entertaining for children, and they learn at the same time!

Thank Betty1151
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in the Dayton area and are looking for a taste of the local history there is no where better than Carillon Park! We currently live in the area and go all the time. Some of our favorite aspects are the NCR collection,...More

Thank Emily W
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Betty K
December 17, 2016|
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Response from Kacee54 | Reviewed this property |
It is open 9:30 to 5:00. The cost is $8 for adults and $3 for children 3 to 17. Children under 3 free.
September 19, 2016|
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Response from Lasa88 | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of parking but I don't think overnight RV parking. But daytime yes, definitely.
July 10, 2016|
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Response from udaytonmom | Reviewed this property |
You would have to contac the park for that answer