180 Thompson Street
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
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The only museum housed in an original carrousel factory, the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum exhibits the history of this unique industry. But there’s more to carrousels than horses! Learn about the art, science, math, and history of the early amusement industry, from carrousels to coasters.
Exhibits include an operational 1916 #1 Special hand-carved carrousel, twenty-three menagerie carrousel animals, the Wurlitzer music roll production shop, 20th century Kiddieland rides, and exhibits interpreting the life of Allan Herschell, the four Herschell-related companies, and the carrousel production process.
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