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Carillon Historical Park, Dayton

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Learn about the history of the city at Carillon Historical Park, with its selection of historical buildings and exhibits tracing the city from its origins to present day. The 26.3 hectare (65 acre) park focuses on the history of technology and invention in the city, as well as what it's like to live there now. From its establishment in 1796 through to the present, visitors explore historical artifacts and buildings that relate to particular moments in Dayton's history. Visit the oldest building in town and learn about pioneer life from costumed performers. To visit Carillon Historical Park on your holiday in Dayton, and find out what else Dayton has to offer, use our Dayton.
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  • we were very pleased with the time spent here it has been awhile since we were last there, they have really added a lot and there is a wealth of history on display for all to see and learn from, we... 
    we were very pleased with the time spent here it has been awhile since we were last there, they have really added a lot and there is a wealth of history on display for all to see and learn from, we...  more »
  • We went to see the Wright Flyer - which gave goosebumps, really - so awesome that the real thing has been so well preserved. We got there late, so didn't have time to see other exhibits in the park.....  more
    We went to see the Wright Flyer - which gave goosebumps, really - so awesome that the real thing has been so well preserved. We got there late, so didn't have time to see other exhibits in the park.....  more »
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  • Perfect for the family! Whether it’s the history, the natural scenery, or the interactive areas the Carillon Historical Park is a landmark that will be enjoyed by the whole family. Truthfully, you could spend all day here or split it up amongst a few days. The museum has both indoor and outdoor area to be entertained which is great depending on the time of year. We look forward to coming back through the seasons! We really enjoyed the food at the Brewery as well!
  • This place is a nice area to go for a walk and to experience the history of the railroad and The Wright brothers. $12 for adults and 3 and under are free admission. Train rides are available base on a schedule. Mini train rides for children and grownups as well that last about 5-8 minutes long. The park itself is nice and well keep. Restaurant on sight and clean restrooms are available along with wheelchair parking. Come here for a nice outing with family. It was a great experience and something to do that can take up most of your day and get fresh air as well as learning something new 🙂.

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