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Great Northern Carousel

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Address: 924 Bicentennial Plz, Helena, MT 59601-3344
Phone Number: 406 457 5353
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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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Cute downtown attraction!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Colby S
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank fourOsix
Helena
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Littleton, Colorado
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ride was great with our son. He loved riding the beautifully carved animals. Very detailed and fun. The ice cream was great as well. Fun atmosphere

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Thank AngieE17
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ice cream is really good. I usually don't like ocecream, but theirs is tasty. The carousel is very cool.

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Thank Monika R
Stuyvesant, New York
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32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It is a fun carousel. The only bad part is they don't tell you that a baby is free. I bought tokens for 3 adults and 1 kid but the attendant said that the kid was free. So I ended up saving the token as a souvenir. The rid was fun and there are rings that older kids can grab... More 

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Thank Steven D
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

We visited the Carousel and were amazed at the beautiful animals that made up this ride. So detailed and well cared for, evoking memories of what the Columbia Gardens in Butte might have been like. The price for a ride was fair and the staff pleasant. Very friendly and the ice cream was good too!

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Thank Shawna M
Redding, California
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

This is an old style carousel complete with the "brass ring" to try and grab. It is a reasonably priced ride and a lot of fun for young ones.

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Thank origsnoopy1
Eugene, Oregon
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541 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful carousel located in a very nice town center development. Besides a few horses to ride there are trout, bears, frogs, wolves, bison, antelope and even an otter. Fun place with oce cream parlor.

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Thank Frank P

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