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Ross Park Carousel

Ross Park, Binghamton, NY
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Ranked #7 of 16 Attractions in Binghamton
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Description: This carousel's original Wurlitzer organ has been restored to working order.
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Binghamton, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We have tried a few times to ride this carousel before but one time it wasn't open yet and another it was broken down but we were able to ride it this time. It is nice start or end to the trip to the zoo. There is no charge and in this world that is always a nice surprise. Not... More

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Westfield, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Woke up to the whisper in my ear..,we're going to the zoo today...and Max is coming too!!' We are seniors - newlywed 1 yr - and I have no children until now as 'grandma' What a delightful day...sweet animals ..small enough to wal k..stop when you want to .. eat ..enjoy watching Max age 9...7 and get his mind learning... More

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West Pittston, Pennsylvania
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138 reviews 138 reviews
29 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

No cost for a nice ride with my grandson. Thank you !!!! Very nice people and just about no wait. So very nice to be able to do something nice at no cost. Great for a family on a budget.

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Old time carousel. Boys rode it four times when we arrived and two more times before we left. Enough said

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Binghamton, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Its not some crappy little carousel with outdated machinery and broken down horses, its well taken care of, and its free! You dont have to pay admission to the zoo to ride the carousel! Its a very good size, and again its free! you cant get any better than that!

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Chesterfield, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

All six of the carousels around the city were great! Will look forward to going back again next time

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
10 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

All Broome county carousels are free to ride. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day . All have been restored . They are quite enchanting !

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NY
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Ross park is a good place to relax. The carousel was fantastic also. The park is great for families as are the trails. A nice day getaway.

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Stafford, Virginia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I didn't ride the carousel this time, but I have many many times in the past. You haven't lived until you've ridden one of Binghamton's old-time carousels. That's all I can say!

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Vestal, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

One of the nicest carousel you will find anywhere (in original condition, but well maintained), The zoo does not have many animals, but the walking trails up the mountain are great.

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