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This place is perfect if you're visiting New Orleans with smaller children. The larger city park in which the amusement park is located is beautiful. There's a nice museum, a sculpture garden, ponds, lakes, playgrounds, etc. and it's easy to get to from the French Quarter. Take the Canal trolley line (a treat in itself for children) labeled "city park" (not the streetcar labeled "cemetaries") north to the end of the line and walk about fifteen minutes into the park to get to Storyland.
There are a fair number of rides within Storyland, most with minimal or no wait time, including a small ferris wheel, roller coaster, merry-go-round, a big slide, bumper cars, etc. There's also a lovely train ride that last about 10 minutes and goes throughout the park.The prices are reasonable, about three dollars per ride or an unlimited day pass for under twenty bucks (as of July 2010). Before planning your trip, check the New Orleans City Park website under Carousel Gardens for days and hours of operation.
The park seems best for kids ten and under. It's not Disneyland but still a good, fun diversion.