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Flying Horses Carousel

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Address: Oak Bluffs Ave., Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
Phone Number: 508 693 9481
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Try your luck at catching the brass ring and winning a free ride on the...

Try your luck at catching the brass ring and winning a free ride on the oldest working carousel in the U.S., which has been enchanting children and adults for over a hundred years. The 20 hand-carved horses on this official historic landmark have real horsehair manes and tails.

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Hold onto your horse but grab those rings!

My two granddaughters, 10 and 4 loved this antique carousel. Grabbing a brass ring proved too difficult for the 4-year-old who used my arm to get her rings. It goes a bit fast... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Charbun
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Annapolis, Maryland
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Annapolis, Maryland
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My two granddaughters, 10 and 4 loved this antique carousel. Grabbing a brass ring proved too difficult for the 4-year-old who used my arm to get her rings. It goes a bit fast and the ride is just long enough. The excitement of maybe getting a brass ring never gets old.

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Thank Charbun
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ride the carousel and grab the brass ring. You'll love riding the colorful horses on America's oldest running carousel. Listen to the wonderful music and grab the brass ring for your free ride.

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Thank Nomisnek
Beacon, New York
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33 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice change of pace carousel for the kids. In addition to a traditional carousel ride, kids can try and capture rings. Should the child capture the brass ring, they get a free ride. Adults can ride this as well. I was luck enough to get the brass ring and gave it to my child, so she got the free ride.

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Thank TheDadofOz
North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun for children and adults alike! See if you can grab the bass ring and win a free ride! If you don't do anything else on Martha's Vineyard, do this! Brings out the kid in everyone.

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Thank Kay M
Gotha, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very competitive between all my teenagers to get the most rings! They were skeptical at first but once it started the competition was on!

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Thank M1chtopher
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a pretty neat attraction probably best from about 4-12 yrs old. A novelty with old style horses and ring feeders to collect while on the ride. Kids definitely enjoyed. Can take the younger kids on as well. A bit crowded and quite warm in its pavilion, but worth a quick visit.

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Thank cameron b
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter loves it here, we've been coming every year for about 10 years. She likes to catch the golden ring. We always bring a friend an it's usually a hit with them too

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Thank Lynnette C
Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great stop in the small town of Oak Bluffs. Hop on a horse and reach for a brass ring! Kids of all ages can't help but thrill in trying to collect as many rings as possible before the ride ends.

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Thank Peepsluv
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss this beautiful piece of the past on your trip to Oak Bluffs! It's $3 per person and if you grab the brass ring you get a free ride. No bathrooms

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Thank Keribee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to take children for an indoor carousel ride. Walking distance from the Oak Bluffs Ferry.

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