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.
The flow over the American Falls was stopped completely for several months in 1969. The idea was to determine the feasibility of removing the large amount of loose rock from the base of the falls to enhance it's appearance. In the end the final decision was that the expense would be too great.
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