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 Niagara River, as is the entire Great Lakes Basin of which the river is an integral part, is a legacy of the last Ice Age. 18,000 years ago southern Ontario was covered by ice sheets 2-3 kilometers thick.
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