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1340 Millersport Highway  Amherst  New York  14221  USA 

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Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

Nostalgic Go-Round
  • 180 Thompson Street 
  • North Tonawanda,  NY  14120
  • Phone: +1 716 693 1885
  • Fax: +1 716 743 9018
  • Email: info@carrouselmuseum.org
  • Web: http://www.carrouselmuseum.org/  
  • Neighborhood: Out of Town
  • Category: Other
  • Hours: Apr to Jun - We to Su from 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM,Jun to Sep - Mo to Sa from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM,Jun to Sep - Su from 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM,Sep to Dec - We to Su from 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • Accessible for persons with disabilities: yes

Description

Located in North Tonawanda between Buffalo and Niagara Falls, this is the only historic carousel factory in the nation. The museum opened in 1983 and is located within the original Allan Herschell Company factory, which began operating in 1916. A National Historic Site, the building is now divided into seven connected areas demonstrating such things as woodcarving, horse restoration, and two original carousels. The museum also sponsors programs including a summer Sunday series featuring youth theater, puppets, and magic. Check websites for varying dates.

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