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1928 Spillman Carousel Reopens!


May 25, 2022

Carousel Horse

See the Carousel Renovation Process from Start to Finish.

The 1928 Spillman Carousel is NOW OPEN after undergoing renovations since 2017 and being closed to the public since 2020!

The GRPM is thrilled to welcome the community back to ride this treasured artifact for years to come. Hear from the Museum’s staff to learn about the renovation process, from mechanical upgrades to the animal restorative efforts. 

Still curious? Explore the GRPM’s digital Collections to learn about the history of the 1928 Spillman Carousel, see detailed images of the newly renovated animals and more!