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A Hand-Carved Long Island Treasure

I grew up in the 70s and 80s on Long Island. Nunley’s in Oceanside was our local amusement park... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
KosherTraveller2011
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New York City, New York
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Nunley's Carousel - Legendary

If you grew up anywhere near Nunley's in Baldwin, LI this place will mean more to you than many who... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
Reviewer6SJ7
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Pennsylvania
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Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Museum Row, Garden City, NY 11590
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

I grew up in the 70s and 80s on Long Island. Nunley’s in Oceanside was our local amusement park. There was a small roller coaster, go carts, bumper cars, ski ball machines, and of course the wonderful carousel right at the front. This colorful, musical...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2018

If you grew up anywhere near Nunley's in Baldwin, LI this place will mean more to you than many who came after can understand. Think of the millions who must've enjoyed the rides at Nunley's over it's life - and the Carousel especially, there or...More

1  Thank Reviewer6SJ7
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to take the kids. Not too many of these old carousels still operating. They did a fantastic job with my daughter's birthday party.

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Cute for a ride or two, but unlike many other places, parents have to pay to ride with kids under 42 inches. The rings are a neat feature, but may frustrate younger riders who can’t safely reach. Only the green ring gets a free ride...More

1  Thank Jessika W
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

My kids love trips to Nunley's carousel. We had my daughter's birthday party there on a Sunday morning...it was awesome!

Thank sushiguy79
Reviewed February 1, 2018

a historical carousal that was preserved and fun for all ages very colorful animals to ride on and chair rides to sit in nice music a great activity for the whole family.the little ones will like the colorfulness and liveliness of the carousel

Thank rs122299
Reviewed January 1, 2018

I still remember taking my son (now 37 years old) to Nunley's in Baldwin when he was young. I was sad to see Nunley's close years ago, but thrilled to see that their famous Carousel was reconstructed here. My wife and I took our twin...More

Thank YankeeJeff
Reviewed November 14, 2017

People of all ages will enjoy this carousel. It's not too expensive to ride. The horses are gorgeous and beautifully painted. They have a metal ring riders have to try to grap as they go by. If the rider gets a certain color ring -...More

2  Thank marclisa29
Reviewed November 9, 2017

That's the year that Nunley's Carousel was built and began operating in the Canarsie section of Brooklyn. After a move to Baldwin, Long Island in 1939, it continued in operation until 1995 when Nassau County had it rebuilt and moved to its new home in...More

1  Thank Ralph B
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Took our 3 yr old granddaughter, she had so much fun, for 2bucks a ride it is well worth it. They even have the old brass ring arm that was with the original ride. Definitely would return !!!

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Adina5
January 24, 2018|
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Response from Ralph B | Reviewed this property |
As Jeff above suggests, the Nassau County Parks Department should be able to help you.
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LoriTen
March 28, 2017|
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Response from Yves A | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no age or height limit for children. In fact, adults may ride also individually or holding a child who might be afraid to ride alone.
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