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Merry-Go-Round Museum

301 Jackson St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2621
+1 419-626-6111
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Very informative with lots of history

It's only a few dollars and well worth the stop. The ladies spent quite a bit of time with us... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ddmktraveler
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Peru, Illinois
Definitely worth a visit!

One of four Merry-Go-Round museums in the US, this is worth a visit if you're in the area. Great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JckMack
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Winnetka, Illinois
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301 Jackson St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2621
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"carousel animals"
in 27 reviews
"old post office"
in 15 reviews
"working carousel"
in 9 reviews
"restored carousel"
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"hand carved"
in 5 reviews
"rainy day"
in 8 reviews
"the main attraction"
in 4 reviews
"on display"
in 10 reviews
"guided tour"
in 7 reviews
"lots of history"
in 5 reviews
"kids will love"
in 3 reviews
"all ages"
in 10 reviews
"gift shop"
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"sandusky area"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's only a few dollars and well worth the stop. The ladies spent quite a bit of time with us explaining the history of the carvings and artwork. The ride is adorable but does go a little fast. Read all the literature available at each...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of four Merry-Go-Round museums in the US, this is worth a visit if you're in the area. Great collection of historical merry-go-round animals, a wood-carver on site who discusses his work and the history of merry- go- round animal carving. Many interesting and informative...More

Thank JckMack
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

This is a very beautiful place. I had a great time with the carousel and it was fun to see the history of our favorite carousel.

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Thank you! This was a "must see" and a wonderful stop on our tour of the area. Beautiful craftsmanship.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

It’s a small museum and a nice break as it’s easy to view. Kids will love the carousel n the center of the room. The museum is informative regarding the history of thr

1  Thank Debby R
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Stopped in with friends to show them the Museum. An interesting history lesson of merry-go-rounds with a real functioning merry-go-round. Rides may be purchased. It is a great place for kids of all ages. Reduced admission with AAA. Great for times when weather is not...More

Thank Tom K
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

This place was fantastic, especially if you like old time carousels. There are lots of old carousel horses and other animals. Tour was very informative and a ride on the carousel brought back many childhood memories. The Museum is in the old Sandusky Post Office...More

Thank Janet A
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

What an interesting unique museum. Need a break from all the water activities and the amusement park in Sandusky? Try the museum for a couple of hours. Lots of history with one of the original carousels displayed is guaranteed to offer a welcomed diversion for...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

This was a real treat with a guided tour for free and a ride on their beautiful merry-go-round. Historical horses, lions, top art panels, etc. Highly recommended for adults and kids!

Thank Becky K
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

What an awesome museum! It's not large, doesn't take up a lot of time during your travels but very much worth the stop. The history and art displays are beautiful. The staff is very friendly and informative. We hope to go there again some day....More

Thank Susan K
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