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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This was a neat place to visit, probably my favorite stop in Dayton. There is plenty of free parking and a nominal, $12 fee for adults to enter. They have exhibits inside the main visitor's center to.... more
This was a neat place to visit, probably my favorite stop in Dayton. There is plenty of free parking and a nominal, $12 fee for adults to enter. They have exhibits inside the main visitor's center to.... more »
We visited here recently and enjoyed our time very much. As history buffs, we found lots of interesting things to see throughout the complex. Heritage Hall contained exhibits about items invented or..... more
We visited here recently and enjoyed our time very much. As history buffs, we found lots of interesting things to see throughout the complex. Heritage Hall contained exhibits about items invented or..... more »
Looking for some outdoor and family time in a historical location? Look no further! Ten bucks per adult gets you into the deep local history of the area. If you don't want to shell that out, check out the gift shop or go to the brewery for some free history. Christmas lights are always great to see up close. The park is also home to Eagles, so grab your binoculars and take a stroll!
This was my first visit to Carillon Park since I was a young kid. The park has added so many new additions since I was there that were great to learn about and see. During our visit we were able to see a bald eagle and its nest! All of the volunteers and workers that we interacted with were extremely friendly and informed. The park is beautifully maintained and taken care of. Take your family and spend some time learning about our local history and enjoy the park for yourself!
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