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Merry-Go-Round Museum

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Address: 301 Jackson St., Sandusky, OH
Phone Number: +1 419-626-6111

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Cool place if you like history, old things, or Merry-Go-Rounds :)

My wife read a review on this and thought it would be nice to see it. Glad we did. There have a lot there and you can learn some good history. You get a ride on an old... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
Terry C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

small museum, has a merry go round inside, got to see someone restoring a horse from a merry go round

Thank Dawne H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

My wife read a review on this and thought it would be nice to see it. Glad we did. There have a lot there and you can learn some good history. You get a ride on an old Merry-Go-Round and if you time it right, you will get to see people carving out new pieces (horses mostly). A good place... More 

Thank Terry C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I love carousels. I find they bring out the kid in you and re create childhood memories with family. I took my mother and my three teenage children and everyone enjoyed the tour and being able to ride the large carousel. It actually went pretty fast. I would visit again. Well worth the minimum amount aid and it was perfect... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We ended up here because the couple we were traveling with really wanted to go. I was not sure but went along. There was so much history and information that we spent over an hour there. The ride is faster than most merry go rounds. The volunteers were very knowledgeable. The animals were indeed works of art.

Thank Juliann M
Benton, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Good with any weather , especially on rainy days. It is small but has some beautiful pieces and history. You ride the carousel as part of the admission price , it is worth the ride no matter your age it will be the fastest and most fun carousel ride you have ever done.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We went about an hout before they were closing. I think it usually costs 9.00/person. We got in for free. Lots of very interesting displays. Mae for a fun way to spend a rainy afternoon.

Thank sherry g
Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Located in the old post office in downtown Sandusky, the museum's centerpiece is a restored working carousel with a great sounding organ. Included in your admission is a free ride. Surrounding this are numerous carved animals, mostly restored that came form a personal collection , as well as interesting bits of history and photos from the various companies that produced... More 

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Niles, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

the merry go round museum is a delightful way to spend an hour or more. there was even a ride on the merry go round included in the price of admission. there was a section where they were restoring the horses. there were lots of the horses on display. there were pictures of a series of postage showcasing carousel horses... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

The speed is the best, it is slightly quicker compare to the one in cedar point, staff is friendly and even gave us suggest on where to go in visiting sandusky

Thank 877effis
Elyria, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

very interesting place, lots of history. the day we was there the merry go round was broke down; it needed a belt. someone should of been able to quick fix it; but they didnt.

Thank jeffmcvetta

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