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Great Northern Carousel

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Address: 989 Carousel Way, Helena, MT 59601-3396
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+1 406-457-5353
11:00 - 19:00
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Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon 11:00 - 19:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 20:00

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fun carousel

This is a fun place to ride the carousel and to take kids young or old.I love the carousel and the atmosphere.

Reviewed 3 days ago
Deer Lodge, Montana
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Deer Lodge, Montana
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38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a fun place to ride the carousel and to take kids young or old.I love the carousel and the atmosphere.

Thank whitebecky66
Helena, Montana
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32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The Carousel is a great place to take the kids for some fun and ice cream. This place used to use homemade icecream, but i have heard that this is not the case anymore. None the less, this is still a great place to take the kids. And right next door is Exploration Works, one of the best attractions that... More 

Thank Nathan B
Helena, Montana
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The carousal is AWESOME...The little ones (and even the big ones) LOVE IT> The prices are reasonable, the snacks are great and the ice cream (made in Montana) is over the top. Highly recommend for a Birthday Party venue!

Thank lars211
Sherman, Illinois
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Always have to bring the grandkids when we come to Montana. First stop when we arrive in Helena. Great ice cream also.

Thank Jerry V
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

I had so much fun bringing my nephews here. Each of the carousel horses are unique and fun to ride on. The staff were very friendly. It's a great environment.

Thank thisismercedes
Ukiah, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Love the unique animals to ride. We enjoyed this as a family and it was within walking distance of the Best Western Great Northern Hotel

Thank sbt8844
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99 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I like carousels. This is not a historic carousel, but it is unique in its animals. There is an otter, a frog, a fish and other animals other than horses. The ride is about right, not too long, but not short either.

Thank Discerning67
Helena, Montana
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We love the carousel, the kids beg to go there on special outings. Great for out of town guests, and they serve Wilcoxson's Montana-made ice cream!

Thank subscribe2016
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Our little ones loved the Great Northern Carousel. After riding a couple of times we enjoyed some of the delicious ice cream they sell their.

Thank marksgal82
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This is an adorable stop for families with young children. At $1.50 per person per ride you'll get some cute photos and squeals of delight from your kids as they get to pick from lots of beautiful creatures to ride. Such a great little place!

Thank Colby S

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