My fiancé is from westerly. We went back with her sister in law to recreate a photo taken of the two of them in front of the Carousel 55 years ago. The fun is still there. Worth the visit.
About Flying Horse Carousel
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This is a historic "flying horse" carousel. Great fun for kids. The horses are elevated over the ground unlike other carousels where the horse is attacked to a platform. Kids pull on rings and whoever gets the brass ring gets a prize (it used to...More
The oldest continuously operating carousel in the US, this is a landmark. The antique horses spin out with centrifugal force just right for little ones. The outside horse riders get a shot at grabbing rings and the lucky winner of the brass ring gets a...More
This carousel is the local landmark. It is one of the things in Westerly that my kids grew up with. Who never forget riding a horse by the beach, even if it is a fake one! Beautifully colored horses, fun ride!
Just happened to be in town and decided to look around and bumped into this. It is a living, working piece of history. If you're looking for safe and new this isn't it. There are some basic safety measures but it's as close to original...More
I go out of the country searching for a wonderful carousels. What a huge disappointment to arrive at this teeny tiny decrepitude carousel after all the hype. The horses are so tiny that no one over the age of 10 can possibly set on them....More
It was actually more beautiful than I had expected it to be. It is definitely worth it to take a look, even if you don't have children with you, the child in you can appreciate this carousel. The artwork around the inside is beautiful- I...More
The carousel has vintage horses that are available to small children. There is a weight limit, so keep that in mind or call ahead if you are uncertain if your child will be able to ride. The cost was $1 per ride which lasts a...More
old style flying horses going round with the music. Too bad there is an age and weight limit! I would have loved to ride.