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Great Northern Carousel

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Address: 924 Bicentennial Plz, Helena, MT 59601-3344
Phone Number:
+1 406-457-5353
Today
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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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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Kid fun

Always have to bring the grandkids when we come to Montana. First stop when we arrive in Helena. Great ice cream also.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jerry V
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Sherman, Illinois
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Sherman, Illinois
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always have to bring the grandkids when we come to Montana. First stop when we arrive in Helena. Great ice cream also.

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Thank Jerry V
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

I had so much fun bringing my nephews here. Each of the carousel horses are unique and fun to ride on. The staff were very friendly. It's a great environment.

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Thank thisismercedes
Ukiah, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

Love the unique animals to ride. We enjoyed this as a family and it was within walking distance of the Best Western Great Northern Hotel

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Thank sbt8844
Spokane
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99 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

I like carousels. This is not a historic carousel, but it is unique in its animals. There is an otter, a frog, a fish and other animals other than horses. The ride is about right, not too long, but not short either.

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Thank Discerning67
Helena, Montana
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

We love the carousel, the kids beg to go there on special outings. Great for out of town guests, and they serve Wilcoxson's Montana-made ice cream!

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Thank subscribe2016
Kaysville
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Our little ones loved the Great Northern Carousel. After riding a couple of times we enjoyed some of the delicious ice cream they sell their.

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Thank marksgal82
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

This is an adorable stop for families with young children. At $1.50 per person per ride you'll get some cute photos and squeals of delight from your kids as they get to pick from lots of beautiful creatures to ride. Such a great little place!

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Thank Colby S
Helena, Montana
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

This carousel is unique in that there are many different animals to choose from to ride on (plus the horses). Riders can choose animals that are native to Montana. Who wouldn't want to ride a bear?? There's always a chance that you can grab a golden ring for a free ride.You have the bright colors and music of a carousel... More 

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1 Thank fourOsix
Helena
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35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful carousel and a great family stop. Ride the carousel and get some delicious Wilcoxsons ice cream too! Exploration Works is right next door so head there too.

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Thank Barbara K
Plentywood, Montana
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

My 4 year old grandson loves to ride on the colorful and well-maintained carousel. The ticket prices are affordable and the adult that rides with the child is free. Then for an added treat is the ice cream with lots of flavors to choose from. He also enjoyed the older children try to catch the "ring" and throw them into... More 

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Thank Debidot

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