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Great Northern Carousel

Address: 924 Bicentennial Plaza, Helena, MT 59624
Phone Number: 406 457 5353
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Ranked #6 of 42 things to do in Helena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Amusement & theme parks, Amusement Parks
Attraction details
Type: Amusement & theme parks, Amusement Parks
Hours:
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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English first
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
54 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

What's not to like about this place? Ice cream and a carousel. On a cold winter day, when you can't be outside, it's a nice diversion.

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Helena, Montana
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Kids paradise, and adults enjoy it too. Must see the carousel animals, truly a work of art. Ice cream inside building is a definite bonus.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The Great Northern Carousel is a Helena gem. The handcrafted animals are so beautiful and fun. They are all native to MONTANA! Don't miss the stained glass scenes of Helena lining the top of the carousel. There are also great sundaes and a fun gift shop!

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Great Falls, Montana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Was very empty due to the cold. Grandson loved riding the carousel and I had a great Bannana Milkshake.

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United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

It was "our" first time riding on a Carousel together! I felt like a kid again! :) Be sure to stop here and take the kiddos or just go yourself!! Lots of cool shops and great restaurants too! If you have time, you can check out a movie too!

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Helena
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The carousel is very entertaining and the lines are never long. It is my favorite place to take my grandchildren and children I babysit. The staff could smile more and interact with the children more, but they are never rude.

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Helena, Montana
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
21 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is an authentic carousel with Montana animals. Kids and adults enjoy it. You can have an excellent ice cream cone after your ride.

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Loveland, Colorado, Usa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

There may not be a ton of things for kids to do in Helena but this is a must. My kids loved the carousel and ice cream next door. The carousel is inexpensive but even a better deal if you take your hotel key card with you (one free ride for the little ones).

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CA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This wonderful carousel had the most delightful, local wildlife to ride on - bear, antelope, otter, even a salmon! The ride was long and you could try to catch the brass ring. We finished our visit off with a delicious ice cream. All four of us are over 65 and we had a great time.

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Helena, Montana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Simply too much fun for young and old. There is the brass ring grab for a free ride, and snacks to be had

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