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Very fun place!

Went to a private birthday party where my friend reserved a private area. Awesome entertainment and... read more

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Missoula, Montana
Fun for kids of all ages

I LOVE the Carousel for Missoula. It's surprisingly fast and fun! It's one of the first stops... read more

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Missoula, Montana
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This beautiful carousel, completed in 1995, was the brainchild and vision of a local Missoula cabinet-maker, who carved much of the structure himself and also trained an enthusiastic team of volunteers to assist in the project.
101 Carousel Dr, Missoula, MT 59802-4313
+1 406-549-8382
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Reviewed today

Went to a private birthday party where my friend reserved a private area. Awesome entertainment and lots for kids to do. Carousel was great for all ages.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank sberglee
Reviewed today

I LOVE the Carousel for Missoula. It's surprisingly fast and fun! It's one of the first stops whenever we have out of town guests (or any other reason). Gotta love grabbing that brass ring!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sheila516
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Try the carousel (and a trip there isn't complete without ice cream) - this is a really fun place and will absolutely take you back to your childhood!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sarahj2u
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

We had a few minutes before meeting a friend for an early dinner ... and happened upon The Carousel. The operator encouraged us to take a ride, and we had a wonderful, wonderful time! He told us the story of the merry go round and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JohnW915
Reviewed October 11, 2018

The carousel is a great place to take your kids for some fun. The venue is very nice with a store and a little museum for interested parties. It doesn't get better than riding a carousel. If you get tired of the carousel then just...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MZoo60
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

While in Missoula for a retreat, we got to spend 2 extra days in town. This is the cutest little place with a Main Street and hand crafted items galore! You will find jewelry, woodwork, ceramics, t-shirts, lawn ornaments, local paintings, and some of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank N2481RHkellys
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I recommend seeing all the places I acknowledged. If you love beautiful scenery and babbling brooks. The Carosel was a blast...brought back the kid in me.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank barbaramF6484TC
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We took our grandchildren 3 & 8 yrs on the ride this summer. We were able to stand by our 3 yr old without having to pay extra. We had a really fun time at the carousel as well as the park.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rmannix2018
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Hold on because you’re going on a very fast ride on this carousel. You really have to hold on. It’s supposed to be the fastest in the West. If you have any injuries, think twice before going on. Kids love it though. Great location and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank olenas307
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Great place to take your kids if they are young, they love it. My husband and baby had a lot of fun together trying to get some rings from the dragon.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Blue H
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