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A Childhood Memory

We stopped three years ago and continue to visit whenever we travel to Pittsfield MA. We were... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Plymouth, New Hampshire
Take A Ride On the Circular Side

What a beautiful building with all of it's art and history in paintings. However, it is the... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2017
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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The Berkshire Carousel is a functional classic wooden carousel, with hand carved and hand painted wooden horses that were built, carved and painted by hundreds of dedicated volunteers over an 11 year period of time, that is affordable enjoyable...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
50 Center St, Pittsfield, MA 01201-6102
+1 413-499-0457
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We stopped three years ago and continue to visit whenever we travel to Pittsfield MA. We were impressed that the town fathers felt this attraction could grow over time in a large city. We learned a great deal about the city, the attraction and the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

What a beautiful building with all of it's art and history in paintings. However, it is the carousel and the beautiful horses and donkey that are the main attraction. The work put into these pieces of art are worth the visit by itself. I would...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Management response:Responded July 14, 2017

Thank you so much for visiting our carousel. Thank you for your kind words and review, our volunteers have done amazing carving and painting work on all of our carousel figures and paintings.

Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Fun and interesting good clean fun for the whole family There is good food in the form of BBQ available also a great way to spend a couple of hours .

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Charles M
Management response:Responded July 14, 2017

Thank you so much for stopping in for a visit and your review! Glad you had a great visit and were able to enjoy some BBQ too!

Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

I wanted to share a little magic and smiles with friends in town... the horses are unique and individual to this carousel, they all have a history of creation in the workshop. My friends kids were smiling and enjoying riding the horses and while enjoying...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank katylovespopcorn
Management response:Responded March 23, 2017

Thank you for visiting the carousel. We are glad you and your guests enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed February 27, 2017

We went this past Saturday to the carousel with family members. Our group ranged in age between 7 months through early 60s. There is a spinning cup for little kids to sit in and a four seater carriage that gently sways. The younger group rode...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Richard H
Management response:Responded March 9, 2017

Thank you for your kind review and spending time with us with your whole family. Glad to hear kids of all ages had a great time on our carousel. The experience is what it is all about!

Reviewed January 31, 2017

Took my grand daughter when I was in town visiting. We will plan to do it every time I am in town visiting. Clean, beautiful, great history, great price.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Suzanne D
Management response:Responded February 20, 2017

Thank you so much for your review and hope to see you on your next visit.

Reviewed November 25, 2016

My middle granddaughter had her 9th birthday party at the carousel. The volunteers were very nice to all the kids. The girls got instructions on painting a carousel horse. Got lots of rides and had a blast! Beautiful carousel. Great time for the kids.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank rgbres
Management response:Responded November 27, 2016

So glad you and the children could join us for such a wonderful celebration!!! Thank you so much for leaving us with a nice review and kind words. We look forward to you visiting our carousel again in the future.

Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

The carousel is definitely worth visiting especially with young children. All the beautiful horses and animals were hand crafted by local artisans as a gift to the Berkshires. Parking is free and adjacent to the carousel and the ride is inexpensive. Hopefully more will be...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank E6370KJmichaels
Management response:Responded October 19, 2016

Thank you so much for your review. We have only finished Phase 1 of our building, we are currently fundraising for Phase 2 & 3 of the building process. There is more to look forward to in the future!

Reviewed October 13, 2016

Being a woodcarver, this was a MUST STOP during my vacation. So glad I did. All the horses/mules, panels, and chariots on the carousel are hand carved or handmade, beautifully painted and detailed. All around the carousel you will find hand painted murals of local...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank FLPhotochick
Management response:Responded October 14, 2016

Thank you so much for your review and kind words of appreciation. Glad you enjoyed a visit to our carousel. We pass along along the reviews to our amazing and dedicated volunteers.

Reviewed October 9, 2016

We first learned about the carousel in 2015 and have followed the development with Instagram updates. It opened in July of 2016 and we decided to come (from Alabama) to take a ride. The horses and donkey were hand carved and painted by volunteers. An...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Jenny W
Management response:Responded October 10, 2016

Thank you so much for following us over the past few years and on our Instagram account. We try to keep it interesting for people to check out. Thank you for your kind review and we hope to see you again in the future!!

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Robin B
April 19, 2018|
Response from MariaC19148 | Property representative |
Hello thank you for your question. Please contact the Berkshire Carousel Director Maria Caccaviello at 413.499.0457 to discuss birthday party and private occasion bookings.