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Great Northern Carousel

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Fun for all

Has an ice cream shop also along with the carousel and a small gift shop it is beautiful and fun... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sparks, Nevada
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A Carousel of Fun

Beautiful Carousel in Helena, took the Grandkids, the Ice cream parlor was nice as well. Definitely... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Marc C
Kalispell, Montana
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  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“free ride”(15 reviews)
“brass ring”(14 reviews)
“ice cream”(60 reviews)
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989 Carousel Way, Helena, MT 59601-3396
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Has an ice cream shop also along with the carousel and a small gift shop it is beautiful and fun for all who are a kid at heart. Who doesn’t like carousels

Thank tojam5
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Beautiful Carousel in Helena, took the Grandkids, the Ice cream parlor was nice as well. Definitely a nice little place for a outing with the kids.

Thank Marc C
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Took the grandkids to ride the carousel and have ice cream. It’s very clean. The people who work there are very friendly. Especially kid friendly. Looking forward to visiting soon.

Thank tia2017
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We were in the area for 2 nights and both nights stopped here for delicious ice cream and to watch the carousel. The ice cream was, rich creamy and absolutely delicious. We have been on a 28 day road trip and this ice cream topped...More

Thank GaynelD1
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

We came across the carousel when it started raining. We were able to get out of the rain enjoy some ice cream and ride the carousel. It was family friendly and relaxing.

Thank Maraleerose
Reviewed August 9, 2018

We have loved the carousel for years with our kids, and now, it's our grandkids that we take there - ages 2 and 4. The youngest is nervous but wants to ride, so we have always been able to secure her in the horse and...More

1  Thank Donnie S
Kathy M, Manager at Great Northern Carousel, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Thank you for your review and please know that we appreciate your business. In order to cover rising maintenance and the upkeep of our carousel, we have had to make some hard decisions, one of them being to charge adults accompanying young children. We are...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

They charge to be an attendant- ie to keep your 2 year old from falling off the horse. What is wrong with these people?!

1  Thank Molly M
Reviewed July 28, 2018

A wonderful place, complete with ice cream, to take the kids for a weekend afternoon. The carousel is big and beatiful.

Thank Joe_Zeigler
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Beautiful carousel with amazing carved mounts. The old style grab the ring still carries on here. Children and adults all love to ride

Thank 256,190
Reviewed July 20, 2018

best ice cream in the state of montana would travel there just to get ice cream and it very pretty in that area

Thank Lauren F
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