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Must do for kids of all ages (even grown kids)!

Very unique, the animals are beautiful! Great location, near the market, ferry and the day we went... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Fantastic addition to downtown Boston

Visited with the National Carousel Association Convention 9/12/18. Magnificent art work and... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Rochester, New York
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The Greenway Carousel is a one-of-a-kind 36 seat carousel with 14 original Characters representing the land, sea and air around Boston. It is operated by the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and rides are $3 each. It is open daily from mid-April...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very unique, the animals are beautiful! Great location, near the market, ferry and the day we went there was an open air market going on too. Inexpensive for the experience.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank janaesh
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Visited with the National Carousel Association Convention 9/12/18. Magnificent art work and sculpting created by Jeff Briggs. Truly a destination spot for all ages. The detail on the figures and the colors are amazing.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank carousel14
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This is the coolest Carousel with a hawk in flight and a big giant sea turtle and owls and lobsters and I don't even know it all but it was really cool! The best part though was the operator! He was closing but he saw...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank vangie1
Reviewed December 14, 2017

A wonderful non-traditional carousel. So many animals to choose from and our daughter loved picking out which one to ride. Funky music played. And nice that adults get to ride free when they need to assist a child.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank toddletravel
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Was strolling past in early morning and there was this wonderful treasure of a carousel. Not like the ones with the tired old horsies, this was alive with all manner of land and sea creatures. Hawk, fish, butterflies, and more. Very well done, very bright...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jay P
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

So many unique animals to choose to ride! The girls we were with loved the butterflies and the sea turtle! My son loved the hawk! Very cool and affordable little treat for kids while you are in the area for Faneuil hall or the aquarium...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

The carousel is a great place to stop with kids in Boston. This is the most interesting carousel I have ever seen- not just traditional horses but all different animals. It's $3 in July so not too expensive. Definitely stop here if you are near...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jsbruno
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took our two year old son. My husband bought two tickets for two rides (we didn't have to pay for an adult to accompany him as he's so little) so we could each ride once with him and one person wait...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Natalie G
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Cute place for young kids to visit. 3 dollars each for a ride. The ride is very short though leaving the kiddies wanting more. They do allow adults on to ride. Great places to walk around after.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Katelyn S
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We hardly ever have to wait in line. Such a good deal right in the heart of Boston. Beautiful sculptural animals that my kids look to try out every time we're in the city.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Michelle P
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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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August 28, 2016|
Response from Diana T | Reviewed this property |
I would say Faneuil Hall. The have public rest room. Mi am not sure if there are public rest rooms in the Marriot