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Merry-Go-Round Museum

301 Jackson St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2621
+1 419-626-6111
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great museum

Small but, filled with great memories of the past. Loved all the horses and all the other animals... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wilmerding, Pennsylvania
Memories of the Past

This is a lovely, little museum focusing on antique carousels. The collection of hand-carved... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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301 Jackson St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2621
+1 419-626-6111
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Reviewed yesterday

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 days 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This place is a gem in the rough. We found it by mistake & it was the highlight of our road trip. If you like museums GO its as simple as that. The pieces on display are simply beautiful & well worth the donation entrance...More

Thank Luke M
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Enjoyed the museum and found it very informative. Surprised to see a working merry-go-round inside. Good for kids.

Thank fatherat744
Reviewed 6 January 2017

My youngest loves Merry-Go-Rounds, so I thought this would be a slam dunk. DUD! Not only was is a waste of time, but because there was a psychic reading club there, my kids only got to ride the big Merry-Go-Round once. Not a good experience...More

Thank jeremy_neller
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We did a quick stop and spent about 30mins visiting this museum. The staff is very knowledgeable and very friendly. $24 for two adults and three kids and many more money spent at the souvenir shop.

Thank expatWorld
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We came here with the National Carousel Association convention back in September. This was our second visit. And it certainly won't be our last! Seeing a wide variety of carousel animals along with some information on them was fabulous. Each one is such a special...More

1  Thank Bertram S
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Response from ermagertz | Reviewed this property |
301 Jackson st Sandusky Ohio 44870 419 626 6111
1. Is the museum open to visitors on the 24th and the 25th of December, 2015? 2. What are the activities that an 18 month old child may enjoy at the museum?
13 December 2015|
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Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
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Is there parking for a small RV
28 June 2015|
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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.