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Merry-Go-Round Museum

301 Jackson St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2621
+1 419-626-6111
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A window on history

This was a real treat with a guided tour for free and a ride on their beautiful merry-go-round... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Becky K
Boulder, Colorado, United States
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This is a MUST see!

What an awesome museum! It's not large, doesn't take up a lot of time during your travels but very... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Susan K
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301 Jackson St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2621
+1 419-626-6111
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a real treat with a guided tour for free and a ride on their beautiful merry-go-round. Historical horses, lions, top art panels, etc. Highly recommended for adults and kids!

Thank Becky K
Reviewed 15 August 2017

What an awesome museum! It's not large, doesn't take up a lot of time during your travels but very much worth the stop. The history and art displays are beautiful. The staff is very friendly and informative. We hope to go there again some day....More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Wasn't exciting for my husband, but I enjoyed it. Good place to stop and take a break while learning some interesting history on the Merry-go-rounds. Nice place, nice people.

Thank MaryBethWalls
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We went on Monday july 31. After looking at the many carousel animals we talked to one of the wood carvers. He explained how they mske animals and the type of wood they use. He showed us the steps it tales to restore the old...More

Thank setzler50
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Housed in what was formerly a post-office, this place is a dream. For only $6, I was able to enjoy both the exhibits and one trip around the classical carousel located in the middle of the museum. Additional rides are only $1. Staff is super...More

Thank evilcomeevil_go_go
Reviewed 31 July 2017

First this is not a large museum that will take hours to get through. There is a full size merry go round in the middle that you will get a chance to ride, then around the room there are alots of exhibits, then 2 smaller...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This is a fun place to spend an hour or two if you are interested at all in carousels. The museum exhibits explain the different styles of carousel art, there are many beautiful examples and included in the $6 admission fee is a ride on...More

Thank CruzGirrl
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

It's a bit small, but there is a lovely guided tour that ends in a ride on the Merry Go Round. The pieces are gorgeous, and they explain the restoration process quite well. I thought it was well worth the price and time.

Thank Heather A
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We visited this museum in Sandusky on the morning after a full day at Cedar Point. It's located in an old Post Office and is relatively small, but the exhibits the fill this small space can easily take an hour to peruse. There are a...More

Thank ohmommy2
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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
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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.