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Merry-Go-Round Museum

301 Jackson St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2621
+1 419-626-6111
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Ride a Fast Merry-Go-Round, Read Lots of History and See Beautiful Carved Pieces

My family of 4 (incl. 2 teenagers) loved our visit here. The old USPS building itself was cool... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nice little stip

Must visit when in Sandusky. Ride the carrousel, fastest in Ohio. A lot of old pieces for you to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bryan W
Sandusky, Ohio
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301 Jackson St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2621
+1 419-626-6111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family of 4 (incl. 2 teenagers) loved our visit here. The old USPS building itself was cool, but the beauty in the old merry-go-round figures and memorabilia was outstanding. We enjoyed every minute of it. We read almost every single plaque and caption in...More

Thank wright1991
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must visit when in Sandusky. Ride the carrousel, fastest in Ohio. A lot of old pieces for you to look at.

Thank Bryan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! That is the best word to describe the Merry-Go-Round Museum in Sandusky. From the historic horses on display, to an operating carousel that you can ride, a trip here is a "must do" when in the area. Knowledgeable volunteers provide great tours of the...More

Thank marketeds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its not a big museum, but its really lovely. Takes you back in time! You get to see the carved horses from the colony island design, to the typical carnival design, to the Philly PA design. all beautiful in their own right! You can also...More

Thank Melissa A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So colorful and full of childhood whimsical delights. We spent an hour in this small museum, set up in a restored old post office. Leave anywhere from 45 to 75 mins to explore. Rubbing stations of carousel scenes set up throughout the museum for the...More

Thank LoriLynn4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small but, filled with great memories of the past. Loved all the horses and all the other animals from merry go rounds from the past very nicely restored. If you love merry go rounds you will love looking at all of these and you can...More

Thank k0ala57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely, little museum focusing on antique carousels. The collection of hand-carved horses and other carousel memorabilia such as band organs, panels and rounding boards is awesome. You can ride on a refurbished carousel populated with figures from the museum's collection. The director...More

Thank Chuck52310
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Its is a small museum, you won't spend more than a hour (most likely), but you will spend more on a coffee that you'll enjoy less. The restored horses are beautiful, and the working carousel is one of the fastest I have ever been on....More

1  Thank MistressWanda
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Located in an former US Post Office building, the Merry Go Round Museum is rather small. The main attraction inside is a working carousel. With the admission ($6 for adults, $5 if you have AAA), you get one ride on the carousel. Around the perimeter...More

Thank willowhoneyb
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This museum has many , all wood hand carved horses and other animals. Some are extremely valuable. There is a fully restored Merry go round that you can ride one time for free,, additional rides are $1 each ride per person. The younger kids seem...More

1  Thank Ron H
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301 Jackson st Sandusky Ohio 44870 419 626 6111
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Response from traveller2Atlanta_GA | Reviewed this property |
I believe that a small RV can be parked successfully in the parking areas around the Museum. I'm almost certain that you'll have no problems finding parking very near the museum.