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The circuit

We love riding carousels and there are plenty here to ride. It is fun to do the circuit and... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Karen D
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Binghamton
the carosel

recently visited the zoo and had great time. then decided to walk down and ride the carosel . oh... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2018
Nancy P
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This carousel's original Wurlitzer organ has been restored to working order.
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Ross Park, Binghamton, NY
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 8, 2015

Ross Park is one of the 6 carousels in the Carousel Circuit. It is beautiful. It is free to ride the carousel.

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed September 30, 2004

This carousel, like the others in Binghamton, are not housed in an amusement park. This one, in particular, is housed in a small dated zoo whose accrediation is threatened (maybe gone) and that has only a few animals that pace in small cages. Although the...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Not functioning because it’s being renovated and repaired so it can be in working order, maybe for next year. Right near the zoo, the Discovery Center and its Storybook Garden, so there are still things to see and do if you decide to go to...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2018

We love riding carousels and there are plenty here to ride. It is fun to do the circuit and receive tickets and then receive a button at the end once you have ridden all the carousels in the area.

Thank Karen D
Reviewed June 12, 2018

recently visited the zoo and had great time. then decided to walk down and ride the carosel . oh what fun.. the kids liked it too. please be sure and check it out. it is free to ride.

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Free with zoo admission, I love how old it is and the history behind it. It's a nice touch and the kids loved it. Can't wait to go back again.

Thank mdans89
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Good for all ages. I have little ones and they always have fun riding on the carousel. Don't have to pay to get in.

Thank ShellyDDM
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This was my first stop in Binghamton NY to see the six Carrousel I was disappointed to find he Ross Carrousel closed for repairs.

Thank StanleyW2
Reviewed August 7, 2017

This is a stunning carousel that is open to all for a handsome price: A piece of litter. It is presently in the process of a restoration which is nice to see for generations of memories to come. Kick your head back, close your eyes,...More

Thank Willof72
Reviewed June 22, 2017

We got to see this carousel but not able to get on it or inside it. It is closed for restoration. So, I can only rate it on seeing it through a locked gate.

Thank BarbA1
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Loved this find and the free ride! Beautiful old carousel in a beautiful park! A perfect past time for children of all ages. A must see!

Thank Springerlvr02
Reviewed February 15, 2017

I have been to this carousel many times. It is one of the many carousels in the Binghamton area. Just a good old fashioned merry-go-round. I grew up in this area and it's always a special treat to go to Ross Park and see the...More

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This is one of six carousels given to Broome County, NY by George F. Johnson, founding president of Endicott Johnson Shoe Company in the first half of the 20th Century with the provision that there will never be a charge to... More
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