Through a rich and exciting collection of rides, period equipment and ephemera, The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum interprets and presents the development of the Herschell companies and changes in the American amusement industry in the 19th and 20th centuries. Visitors explore the art, science, math, music and social history of the early American amusement industry, from carrousels to coasters. Through exhibits, tours, and a variety of educational programming the museum helps visitors experience this fun and fascinating part of the past.
In 2012 Nik Wallenda became the first person to cross the Niagara Falls by tightrope in 116 years. He did so after receiving permission from both the Canadian and United States governments, although he was required to carry his passport and present it on entry to the Canadian side of the falls.
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