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Simple entertainment at its best

A must see for all ages. Children enjoy the ride and "grown up" children can reminisce. It is... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2019
MountainTiger82
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Kingsport, Tennessee
Super Work of Art!!

The Carousel is a work of art! It’s also a blast for little kids. We had to pry my 3 year old... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2019
Barry B
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The Kingsport Carousel Project began in 2008 and has now involved around 400 volunteers from Kingsport and many surrounding communities. Volunteers have worked tirelessly with the goal of creating and operating a carousel for Kingsport. The Carousel...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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350 Clinchfield St, Kingsport, TN 37660-3604
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+1 423-480-9702
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Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

Our kids love to ride the carousel and we love learning about each beautifully carved animal on the carousel.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

A must see for all ages. Children enjoy the ride and "grown up" children can reminisce. It is indoor with A/C and open doors when weather allows. Nice gift shop and new playground added on the outside. They have a private room for parties.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

The Carousel is a work of art! It’s also a blast for little kids. We had to pry my 3 year old grandson off so we could leave. Go! Enjoy!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Barry B
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Absolutely a 5* outing for anyone who likes carousels. Kingsport has a hand-crafted gem that was made with hard work and love.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank tnfoodgal
Reviewed July 2, 2019

The hand carved carousel is an amazing thing to ride and a beautiful thing to see. All the different animals and decorations are unique.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Francine D
Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

We love taking the kids to the carrisale. It's so nice to see that locals hand carved those characters here in kingsport. My kids and I even watched some of the artist working on them. This place has a special place in our hearts

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Sara K
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

What an amazing hidden gem! This carousel located inside in downtown Kingsport is so beautiful! For $1, you can take a 3 1/2 minute ride on a hand carved animal on the carousel. Kids and adults both will love this!!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Great place for young child’s Birthday could have a bigger space to accommodate a large party lots of parking

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

We were in Kingsport for a wedding and had an opportunity to visit the carousel. It is a really fun thing to do bringing me back to my younger days when you saw carousels everywhere. This on is quite unique in that the animals on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank JoelBTraveler
Reviewed October 15, 2018

A must to visit while in town. This carousel is all had made by local artist. Beautiful carving and painting.My grandson loved it.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mary M
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Gnana7
October 6, 2016|
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I was asking the question to you! Do kids 10 & over like the carousel ?
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Misty L
October 2, 2016|
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Response from Yatsailor | Reviewed this property |
The weight limit is 200 pounds for the movable animals. They are hollow and hand carved. One of the operators the last time we were there told us that a few had to be repaired recently.
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lh4558
September 1, 2016|
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Response from NancyPat280 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, private rentals and children's party pkgs. are available, starting at $100 for 20 people, including unlimited rides. call 423-392-8418 for available dates and times.
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