Monday, July 11, 2011

Zaharakos Ice Cream Parlor - Columbus, Indiana


Zaharakos Soda Fountain - Columbus, IN
Zaharakos Soda Fountain - Columbus, IN

Exploring Indiana's Historic Sites, Markers & Museums - South Central Edition
Exploring Indiana's Historic Sites,
Markers & Museums
South Central Edition
Zaharakos Ice Cream Parlor
Part ice cream parlor and museum, Zaharakos features delightful ice cream treats and sandwiches as well as watch mechanical music boxes with their melodious sounds.
Ice Cream Parlor
Visitors will enjoy the richly decorated interior with the authentic feel of an old-fashioned soda parlor.
At Zaharakos (Zuh-HARE-uh-koes) you will find an ice cream parlor of stained glass, carved oak, and marble, Tiffany-style lamp and double soda fountains. Listen to the rich, full sound of the Welte orchestration.
The Museum and Store
The museum features rare items from the 1800s that include a restored 1870s Welt orchestration pipe organ, syrup dispensers, and the largest collection of pre-1900 marble soda fountains on public display Learn about soda fountains and mechanical music when you visit their museum. The adjacent store stocks an amazing array of candy, preserves, wooden toys and much other high-quality merchandise.


Zaharakos Ice Cream Parlor
329 Washington Street
Columbus, IN
(812) 378-1900
Welte Orchestration Mechanical Self Playing Pipe Organ
Welte Orchestration Mechanical Self Playing Pipe Organ





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