We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

A Carousel for Missoula

101 Carousel Drive, Missoula, MT 59802
+1 406-549-8382
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Daughter loved it

Great little activity in the heart of downtown. As the father of a three year old, I've become... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
sjohnston12
,
Seattle, Washington
Still Fun

My husband and our children first visited the carousel in 1995 when it was new. This time, it was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Susan L
,
Larimore, North Dakota
Read all 510 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“free ride” (61 reviews)
“brass ring” (44 reviews)
“hand carved” (34 reviews)
LOCATION
101 Carousel Drive, Missoula, MT 59802
CONTACT
Website
+1 406-549-8382
Write a Review
Reviews (510)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 505 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Great little activity in the heart of downtown. As the father of a three year old, I've become quite the carousel connoisseur. This carousel has it all. Rings to grab for prizes, garage doors that open on nice days, friendly staff, and speedier than most...More

Thank sjohnston12
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and our children first visited the carousel in 1995 when it was new. This time, it was just my husband and I, and I had a great time riding the carousel. What a treasure it is for the city of Missoula! Children and...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This carousel is not just for kids! I was intrigued by the history of the ride, which the attendant in the gift shop told us about. He insisted the ride was not just for kids, so we took a ride. It goes pretty fast for...More

Thank Sween-Dilly
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a small, quick ride around. I think it made 3 passes and that was it. It is an indoor carousel. Very pretty with an antique quality to it. Kids had fun. All said it was over too fast. I think they are used...More

Thank SoCalDisneyPrincess
TheresaDeNevi, Manager at A Carousel for Missoula, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I have to apologize for such a short ride. The Carousel is on a timer, so all rides are under power for the same amount of time. Having operated myself many times, I know it typically revolves at least thirty times each ride ~ the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little carousel and community project. Mechanical workings are from old carousels, but the horses were all carved by volunteers. Right next to riverside walking trail and downtown.

Thank RoadTripRoger
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with my family including my parents and my 1 year old niece. The place was clean and inexpensive with a fun playground but the carousel went way too fast. I almost felt sick to my stomach due to the motion! I would have...More

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Children of all ages love to ride. Everyone has a story about a marry-go-round, but this is a genuine hand carved piece of history that you'll be riding, brass ring and all.

Thank Stainless406
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for kids of all ages! Clean, neat and very friendly staff. Would not hesitate to recommend to all.

Thank laurabN3897US
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

MY wife saw the Carousel and said to the three of us that we all need to take a ride. We agreed, four adults having the simple pleasure of riding a carousel. Come and enjoy as we did! Do not walk by - come for...More

Thank 1victor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were the only ones there at 7:30pm on a Sunday night. The ring game that is a part of the carousel was great because we both kept winning (no competition ha!). Every time you make a loop there is a dragons head that you...More

Thank Madmck66
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Tamarack Brewing Company
602 reviews
.05 miles away
Catalyst Cafe
254 reviews
.15 miles away
Bob Marshall's Biga Pizza
336 reviews
.10 miles away
The Notorious Pig BBQ
206 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Caras Park
151 reviews
.08 miles away
Missoula Farmer's Market
77 reviews
.25 miles away
Dragon Hollow Play Area
70 reviews
.11 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from A Carousel for Missoula staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit