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Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum
North Tonawanda, NY
Park:Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum
Description:Allan Herschell #1 Special
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2020
Status:Active
Model:#1 Special
Year Built:1916
Type:3 rows, Portable, All Wood composition
Figures:36 Jumping Horses, 1 chariot, 1 Tub
Music:Band Organ: 1925 Wurl 146 #3788; Wurl Caliola
Notes: Placed on the National Register of Historic Places - 1985
Comments:The carousel has an unusual lead horse and a Loverís Tub. Kiddieland Testing Park operates 4 vintage AH kiddie rides. Wurl 125 #3104 & an Artizan D #398 are on display. A band organ display and the Lockman carousel collection are at the museum.
History:Springbank Park, London, ON, 1916 to ?
Burlington Beach, Hamilton, ON, Date Unknown to 1950s
Storage, London, ON, 1950s to 1970s
Bill Stenning, Storage, ON, 1970s to 1982
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, North Tonawanda, NY, 1982 to present
Directions/Hours:NYS Thruway Rt. 90 to Exit 50 (RT 290); take Exit #2 - Colvin (Rt. 425); follow 425 to Christiana; Left on Christiana, Right on Vandervoort, Right on Thompson. Visit the website or call for info and hours of operation.
Mailing Address:180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda, NY, 14120
Telephone:716-693-1885
Website:www.carrouselmuseum.org
     
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