Herschell Carrousel Museum

General Information

Herschell Carrousel Museum
180 Thompson Street
North Tonawanda New York 1 14120
(716) 693 1885

Brief Description

Site is operated by the Carousel Society of the Niagara Frontier, Inc., as a cultural, educational and recreational center, assisted by a dedicated group
of enthusiasts.

COLLECTIONS -- The museum has two operating restored examples of Allan Herschell carrousels. A beautiful full size 3 abreast machine manufactured in 1916
features a circular "tub" for folks not daring enough to ride the jumping horses. A Wurlitzer style 125 band organ provides the music for the ride

Services Offered

  • Accessibility
    • Totally hands-on museum, one can go and ride the carousel and touch any of the other historical displays. Call in advance to arrange a guided tour.