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Broad Ripple Park Carousel

Indianapolis, Indiana
County of Marion.
5th Floor, Children's Museum at 30th Street
National Register Number: 87000839
Resource type: Structure.
Property type: Recreation & Culture - fair, amusement park. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: IN-7 Certified Local Government: NO
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: Museum exhibit.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - February 27, 1987):
Brought here in 1917, this wooden carousel is one of the three earliest surviving Dentzel menagerie carousels of more than 100 built by the company. The animals probably pre-date 1900. It was restored in 1975-78 by the museum.

The carousel is well maintained in a secure, climate controlled environment.

No changes since the last report.

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