Kimberly’s Carousel is one of the oldest carousels in the country and was built in 1917. George Stoiber grew up riding the carousel as a child and purchased the beloved attraction to pay homage to his childhood on the island. He desired to restore the carousel back to its original glory days, which included 12 of the original horses. George has also added some fun characters to the ride, with the assistance of his wife’s artistic skills, which also give credit to the island’s rich history. Choose from a variety of animals to ride on, including a five-foot Lake Erie perch. There is also a ‘lover’s tub’ that mimics the same seat George remembers from childhood.
Kimberly’s Carousel Details
In order to purchase tickets for the carousel, stop by Put-in-Bay’s Carriage House. Be sure to browse the shelves and pick up a souvenir or two while you’re there. The Carriage House is known to be one of the island’s largest shops, with over 600 items bearing the island’s name. There is also a great variety of clothing, collectibles, toys, and fun gifts.
Still trying to figure out all Put-in-Bay has to offer? There are so many fun attractions, dining, and shopping options, planning what to do next can get a bit overwhelming. Grab the local Put-in-Bay Gazette and get all the insider details on island happenings while you’re in town. Plus, it only costs a quarter, so it’s more than worth it to pick up this handy tool.
Attractions Near Kimberly’s Carousel
Kimberly’s Carousel Admission Price
Adults & Children: $1.50
Hours of Operation
Open Daily – 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Kimberly’s Carousel Contact Information:
160 Delaware Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456
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