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Great Northern Carousel

989 Carousel Way, Helena, MT 59601-3396
+1 406-457-5353
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Nice for the children

As this was on walking distance from our hotel, we decided to visit this place before bedtime. Our... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2016
Klaartje B
Fun for any age

This is an indoor carousel so it's available any time of year. Located across from the Exploration... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2016
Jolene W
Helena, Montana
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“free ride” (14 reviews)
“brass ring” (13 reviews)
“ice cream” (44 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
989 Carousel Way, Helena, MT 59601-3396
+1 406-457-5353
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Reviewed August 13, 2016

As this was on walking distance from our hotel, we decided to visit this place before bedtime. Our three year old daughter loved it and daddy accompanied her on her rides on the carousel. There is also an extra thing to do, what we first...More

Thank Klaartje B
Reviewed August 11, 2016

This is an indoor carousel so it's available any time of year. Located across from the Exploration Works, it's a great spot to grab ice cream and take a ride (no matter what your age is). Look for the "ring dispenser" as you circle the...More

Thank Jolene W
Reviewed August 7, 2016

Great place to take the little kids for ice cream and a carousel ride! We have been here several times and it is always a nice experience. Our toddler loves to ride the carousel. All of us love the ice cream!

Thank HappyLifeMt
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Loved the attention to detail on the horses and other animals. Beautiful elegance. Was fun to go on the carousel ride too.

Thank JoAnne2013
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

What's not to love about a historic carousel? They even have a brass ring to grab! Fantastic and affordable for a family - partially suited for young children!

Thank 907docl
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

My preschool aged son had a blast here. The animals are amazingly done, and are works of art! A big bonus is that the carousel is inside.

Thank Tesssa U
Reviewed July 9, 2016

The carousel is beautiful and kids can choose from a variety of Montana animals to ride. If you prefer not to ride a horse, you can ride on a fish, a dinosaur, a big horn sheep or many others. Try their homemade icecream while you...More

Thank travlngirl_13
Reviewed July 7, 2016

great place for some old school fun for kids. great price and a fun ride. who doesn't want to ride on one of these..they even have belts to help with little ones riding

Thank Dorian B
Reviewed July 4, 2016

This was my first time in Montana, and I thought the Great Northern Carousel was charming and seemed perfect for its setting. I recognized the Montana capitol painted on one of the scenes of the carousel, and there was also a scene with bison and...More

Thank WhirledPeas
Reviewed July 4, 2016

A must for a family with kids OR a couple that has a interest in a famous carousel. ps - having the ice cream there didn't hurt either.

Thank Chuck B
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