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“So Much Fun for all ages”

Flying Horses Carousel
Ranked #2 of 50 things to do in Oak Bluffs
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Try your luck at catching the brass ring and winning a free ride on the oldest working carousel in the U.S., which has been enchanting children and adults for over a hundred years. The 20 hand-carved horses on this official historic landmark have real horsehair manes and tails.
Reviewed August 17, 2014

I was skeptical but the old carousel is very well maintained. And catching the rings is quite diverting... my daughter loved it!

Thank Efb68
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Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is a very old carousel in the center of town. Our son had his first ride on the flying horses recently and enjoyed it. There are also a few arcade games and things along with the carousel. Kids will enjoy it. Collect the rings as you ride and you can win a free ride!!! Costs $2.50 per ride.

Thank amanda g
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Reviewed August 7, 2014

We have been to Oak Bluffs twice now and both times we have stopped by this wonderful carousel. On the second visit, we had the whole family on the trip. All of us had a great time riding on this vintage carousel. Some of us enjoyed it even more than others, as my son's friend managed to catch the "Brass" ring, not once but twice. (catching the brass ring gets you a free ride)

Thank Yan8888
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Reviewed August 7, 2014

Came back to visit with my grandchildren, brought back great memories of taking my own children when they were young. Worth the short boat ride from Falmouth!

Thank Joe F
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Reviewed August 6, 2014

This is a must see and experience when you come to Oak Bluffs. This antique piece of yesterday is the classic metaphor for life. Cliche?--not to me. The ancient feel of the whole experience links one to yesterday and still creates excitment and joy in kids of all ages. The thrill of the brass ring and grabbing multiple rings if you try hard never gets old. The only hint of a down-side is watching some people disrespect this landmark and not help preserve it for generations to come.

Thank Ajluke
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