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Carillon Historical Park

Closed Now: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Great History Lesson

First time we have been there since we were little kids. Really enjoyed learning about local... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daniel A
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Great Tour Through Local History

Anyone interested in the history surrounding the City of Dayton area needs to spend a day touring... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robert S
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1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton, OH 45409-2023
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time we have been there since we were little kids. Really enjoyed learning about local history and its so fascinating to seen relattives on the walls of history. Got to introduce my inlaws to some of my own family history. Will definitely bring my...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anyone interested in the history surrounding the City of Dayton area needs to spend a day touring all the exhibits provided at the Carillon Historical Park. Must see includes the Wright Brothers and historical transportation exhibits.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to go and learn about all the inventions and creations that have occurred in Dayton Ohio. It has everything from the beginning of the first registers from NCR to the invention of the pull tab. It also has several historical...More

Thank C0neman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great time with family or friends, many great things to see and great for young children and teens. You need to put this on your list for family outings

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Carrillon Park is a great area with or without kids. A lot of local history to be gathered. An early version of the Wright Flyer is there, along with The National Cash Register Co. Good restaurant on site also, serves alcohol. They do a spectacular...More

Thank Scrapy59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This outstanding museum offers something for everyone, from the indoor exhibits touting the NCR cash registers to the carousel for children to the gift shop in the main building. Once you have walked through the exhibits, continue your journey by taking the path to the...More

Thank jettan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You want to talk about some important American history? Look no further than Dayton Ohio. What a rich heritage. And amazing facility for all ages. You owe it to yourself to take a day at Carillon Park. The displays are beautiful. The animatronic theater is...More

Thank jeffcaldwell230
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are so many things here that everyone will find to draw their interest. There is a main museum that highlights inventions, industries, and people involved with Dayton History. National Cash Register, The Wright Brothers, the Ketterings, John Patterson, the Great Flood of 1913, the...More

Thank bee2b5
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a super fun place to visit with your family. Come see the wright Bros bike shop or enjoy the gigantic clock that used to sit at 75 and 35. Good food, all day attraction. Great at Christmas time when the bells are lit...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Carillon Historical Park for a few hours to see what it was about. Lots of history about industry in Dayton that goes back in the past. It was created by the one time head of National Cash Register and you will find a great...More

Thank John V
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May 4, 2018|
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Response from HansLudwig2014 | Reviewed this property |
He is asking how he can correct a review he did that had the wrong year cited for the 1913 Dayton Flood. Said he hoped admins (Trip Advisor) could edit his review. I really don't know. But can see providing another review... More
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December 12, 2017|
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Response from Teresa B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, during the special holiday events in December, there is hot chocolate at the Cafe
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December 17, 2016|
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Response from Sharon P | Reviewed this property |
Carilion Park is open all year round, except for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas. New Year's eve and day Monday-Saturday 9:30 am to 5:00 pm Sunday 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm $8.. adult to age 59 years, $7 senior, $5... More