Sandusky, Ohio: Merry-Go-Round Museum

Examples of carved figures from classic merry-go-rounds. A free ride is included in the admission price.
Address:
301 Jackson St., Sandusky, OH
Directions:
Jackson St. at Washington St., 3 blocks from the lake.
Hours:
Mem. Day - Lab. Day M-Sa 10 am - 5 pm, Su 12-5 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
419-626-6111
Admission:
Adults $6.
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Merry-Go-Round Museum

The Merry-Go-Round Museum has an awesome exhibit with beautiful animals and vintage pieces. You also get to ride on a historic carousel. They have tour guides on Thursdays who are extremely knowledgeable.

[Whipper, 10/08/2017]

Merry-Go-Round Museum.

Merry-Go-Round Museum

What a charming find. We learned so much about the history of carousels and have a new appreciation for the art of carving them. The staff at the museum are passionate about the collection and offered a wealth of information. Their gift shop is truly addictive. The carousel you get to ride hasn't been slowed down from its original, intended speed, so it's a great ride! Who knew that British carousel animals face the opposite direction from American animals?

[Gordon Family, 08/18/2011]

Merry Go Round Museum.

Merry-Go-Round Museum

Forget your troubles and relive your childhood, if not for a few moments. Cost $6 dollars to get in, but you get a free ride, plus it's only $1 for all others. The are many classic animals to see and ride, plus you can watch new ones being made. The employees knew a lot of history about merry go rounds.

Great gift shop too. Plus it's right outside a beautiful Sandusky park.

[Mari, 05/12/2011]

Their building looks like the Center for Advanced Centrifugal Studies.

Merry-Go-Round Museum

What a blast! Got to ride a historic merry-go-round that is in the middle of the museum, visited with woodcarvers making a carousel horse, saw the old Euclid Beach carousel horses on display and learned all kinds of things about the art. Had a terrific tour and their gift shop had everything related to merry-go-rounds! Affordable (less than $20 for four of us) and it included the ride.

[Charlie, 07/04/2008]

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