180 Thompson St, Tonawanda New York 14120
The museum documents its history and offers a look at working carvers, rare figures and art, and vintage amusement devices. Listed on the National Registers, the factory once produced more merry-go-rounds than any other manufacturer. Today fewer than 200 hand-carved wooden merry-go-rounds remain in operation. Admission to the museum includes a ride token either to a restored and still operational 1916 carousel or a children's carousel.
Open daily in season.
Other History nearby:
(Mississauga) Bradley House Museum
(Eden) Brimms Kazoo Co & Kazoo Museum
(Lockport) Col William M Bond House
(Mumford) Genesee Country Village & Museum
(Batavia) Holland Land Office Museum
(Burlington) Ireland House at Oakridge Farm
11/28 Coming to The Tonawanda area
Rochester Greek Festival Rochester NY May30-June2 Serving your favorite Greek pita sandwiches like Gyro, Souvlaki and Loukaniko. Try homemade Spanakopita, Greek Chicken, Pastichio, Moussaka, Stuffed Green Pepper and Tomato and Lamb Shank dinners.
Buffalo Greek Fest Buffalo NY May31-June2 Acquaint yourselves with our Greek Orthodox Church. Step into our culture and experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the birthplace of democracy – Greece. Enjoy the Greek food, feel the rhythm of the music, and dance a little!
Scandinavian Folk Festival Gerry NY July19-21 Swedish Food Every Day, Expanded Lecture Program, Feature Length Swedish Movies (with English subtitles), A Celebration of Hans Christian Anderson.
Sorrento Cheese Buffalo Italian Heritage Festival Buffalo NY August1-4 Cultural demonstrations including Tarantella Italian street dancers, Grape Stomping contests, Sicilian puppet shows. Second largest Italian street festival in the country.
Schuyler County Italian American Festival Watkins Glen NY August2-4 The Italian people, known for their love of family, food and friends are the foundation and spirit of this festival.