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We went after the Christmas lighting ceremony and it was absolutely beautiful inside. All the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sandusky, Ohio
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We were in Sandusky for a totally different reason when we saw the Merry-Go-Round Museum. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cleveland, Ohio
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301 Jackson St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2621
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All reviews carousel animals old post office admission includes free ride restored carousel hand carved downtown sandusky childhood memories on display kids will love lots of history guided tour gift shop less than an hour trip down memory lane interesting place all ages
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went after the Christmas lighting ceremony and it was absolutely beautiful inside. All the horses are hand crafted and we got to see a craftsman working on a new horse. The merry go round was extremely fun and was suitable for both kids &...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Sandusky for a totally different reason when we saw the Merry-Go-Round Museum. We decided to pop in and check it out. We were so surprised! What a wonderful museum. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. The collection was really cool. It was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ScottO1348
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Visited the carousel museum in Sandusky and was thrilled with the exhibits. A trip down memory lane for sure but also fun, fun, fun. We were lucky enough to be there with some little kids who were taking in the awe of the horses and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JudyR647
Reviewed 16 November 2018

This place makes you feel like a kid again except as we grow older, we look at the intricate carving and paint of these magnificent animals and coaches. I have a small collection of carousels that I would not trade. This is the 2nd time...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 02corvette
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Went to my brother & his wife wedding celebration :) was a great atmosphere! Unique & special with catered drinks etc

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

I love it when historic building finds a new use, and what better use of a round building than to house a Merry Go Round. My daughter and I had the place to ourselves on a Wednesday afternoon and we took our time wandering through...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Make sure you wait for the guided tour so you can learn about the history of the horses. The museum isn't very large so it can get crowded quickly. The best part is at the end because you get to ride the carousel. It is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dourtney
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Well worth the time! We got to watch a craftsman work on his wood creation. Talked with Dick, a most delightful senior volunteer. Then our group of senior citizens rode the carrousel, (though climbing on the wooden animals was a challenge)!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank thomasn9431
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great opportunity to see all the amazing craftsmanship that went into the creation of the animals and how they came about. Talking to the volunteers and watching them work on restoring the old ones. Great family place and adults

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank drkacc
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We had a fun time learning history of wooden horses. Ghost story too. Got old ones to look at and new ones being carved

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Tom K | Reviewed this property |
The museum is wheelchair accessible. I do not believe they provide wheelchairs, but recommend that you call ahead and ask.
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301 Jackson st Sandusky Ohio 44870 419 626 6111