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Great Northern Carousel

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Address: 924 Bicentennial Plaza, Helena, MT 59624
Phone Number: 406 457 5353
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Adorable Carousel!

Very pleasant family experience. Workers very careful with seatbelts and are kind to not turn up music too loud- which could scare the little ones. Indoors and right next to a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jay A
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very pleasant family experience. Workers very careful with seatbelts and are kind to not turn up music too loud- which could scare the little ones. Indoors and right next to a great ice cream stand. Get there early to beat the parking nightmare. Museum next door is one of the nicest Children's museums in Montana.

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Thank Jay A
Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States
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23 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love that the animals are unique to Montana. Got a laugh out of the fish one. Great indoor activity to do on cold days. They even have huckleberry ice cream too!

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Thank Laura B
Helena, United States
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kids love carousel rides, and it has an associated ice cream parlor. Location in Great Northenr Town Center makes it readily accessible for hotel guests and in summer, plays are held in adjacent location - small, intimate stag and nearby stores are interesting.

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Thank Sumner S
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This carousel is pretty unique. The kids love it.....which is all that really matters. Never seen a carousel that has such a variety of animals for the "horses".

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Helena, Montana
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67 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

My grandkids have been enjoying this since they were 2. The horses/animals are beautifully carved and painted and the ride is certainly long enough to be worth the $1.50. Kids love the ice cream after the ride

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Thank groupleader45212
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is an indoor carousel ideal for young ones. We went in the evening on a week night but expect that there could be parking issues on weekends and sunny summer evenings. One of the best parts was the ice cream for sale.

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Thank 4bruinsfan
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Stopped with a friend and my daughter. We all rode the ponies. Great place for kids of all ages. Mostly ran by Carroll College students.

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Thank Denis J
Vaughn, Montana
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Lots of fun for the kiddos. might have been a little cleaner. Need more signs on the side register to tell you that if you're standing by a child under 5 you don't have to pay.

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Thank Pam O
Roseburg, Oregon
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Fun for all the family and close to Hotels and Restaurants easy to get around the area, Carousel is great for all who wish to ride and then enjoy some good ice cream!

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Thank Ziglus
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

I wish this was around when I grew up here, I loved what they did here, my daughter loves the carousel ride and the kids museum next door!

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