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“Great Northern Carousel”

Great Northern Carousel
Ranked #6 of 48 things to do in Helena
Certificate of Excellence
Useful Information: Activities for young children
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Useful Information: Activities for young children
Helena, Montana
Level 5 Contributor
37 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great Northern Carousel”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Great Northern area is a nearer spot in Helena. A great little area to walk around. Carousel is a fun spot for children and they have delious ice cream cones too. Several restaurants & hotels in this area.....although most are on the more expensive side but there is a Subway sandwich stop in the area. Also the Cinema is located just a couple blocks from the Carousel. On Thursdays during the lunch hour, they have musicians playing music outside the Carousel. Plenty of spots to stand or sit and listen to the music.

Visited June 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
167 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Fun for young kids”
Reviewed July 27, 2013

This is a great way for young children and their care givers to spend an hour. Very friendly, patient, accommodating staff and good ice cream.

Visited June 2013
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Vermilion, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
381 reviews
201 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
“Difficult to find, but worth it!”
Reviewed July 24, 2013

We had a difficult time trying to find this carousel, as it is hidden away a bit. The parking lot is of medium size. To just go and see the carousel is free, but to ride on it costs money. There is a lot of detail in this indoor carousel. Every animal you can ride is different, so you can really pick the one that you most like - fish, otter, buffalo, antelope, Posedon's horse, wolf, etc. There is stained glass all along the top of the carousel. Very cool to see!

Visited July 2013
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Westminster, Colorado
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Cool place to take a girl in the daytime”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

Ice-cream and a carousel ride. It"s right next the movie theater as well as the steak restaraunt. need I say more.

Visited July 2013
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Tallahassee, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
98 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Buffalo Chip Ice Cream”
Reviewed June 28, 2013

The ice cream is excellent! The coffee was fresh. The kids who work there were really friendly and they were working hard.

The Carousel is lovely - very charming, very well kept. Very old-school, you just don't see them any more. Definitely worth a visit.

Visited June 2013
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