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Great Northern Carousel

989 Carousel Way, Helena, MT 59601-3396
+1 406-457-5353
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What fun

Wonderful fun for young and old. The hand carved animals are those you find in Montana.. I bring... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Amburrdog
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Helena, Montana
Fun family spot

What a great family attraction downtown. Ride the animal of your choice! At $1.50 a ride, it's a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
SDCooks
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Spearfish, South Dakota
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“free ride” (14 reviews)
“brass ring” (13 reviews)
“ice cream” (44 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 19:00
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989 Carousel Way, Helena, MT 59601-3396
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+1 406-457-5353
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Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful fun for young and old. The hand carved animals are those you find in Montana.. I bring friends both with and without children. My favorite animal to ride is the otter...hum.. think of it!

Thank Amburrdog
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great family attraction downtown. Ride the animal of your choice! At $1.50 a ride, it's a inexpensive way to entertain kids or finish off an evening. The facility is nicely decorated, well maintained and clean. Enjoy ice cream after the ride. At the...More

Thank SDCooks
Reviewed 6 days ago

How fun to share this ride with my granddaughter. We both had smiles that wouldn't quit. A class ride beautifully maintained and preserved. Do it for the smile. It won't disappoint.

Thank Questovia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Carousel is $1.50 per ride for adults and the variety of animals to choose from for your ride will amaze you! There's also ice cream and light foods available. It is right next to Exploration Works!

Thank JMGORES
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Supposed to be an upbeat fun place for families. We walked in with two very excited little girls and the male employee was literally yawning and stretching behind the ice cream bar. I asked if he was tired? He just grunted at me a slowly...More

Thank jbalbas
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We loved the different animals on the carousel! Super unique. Ice cream shop right inside makes it a super great place for kidos.

Thank FlossyAnne97
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This was a fun little ice cream shop that has a full size indoor carousel. The hand dipped ice cream and shakes did not disappoint. The carousel was inexpensive, fun, and it features local animals for the ride. There is also a ring pull that...More

1  Thank Michael T
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The Helena carousel allows adults to hold on to their toddlers while they ride the horse. It is not as fast fast as the one in Missoula but it is larger. I took one 4,3 and 5 years old and they had a super time....More

1  Thank 868pennyk
Kathy M, Manager at Great Northern Carousel, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you for your review! We are so happy you had a great time and hope you return for more fun in the future!

Reviewed 15 June 2017

Went to see the carousel as we had read about it. Has a variety of interesting carved animals. I imagine that children would have fun. The ride itself seemed quite short however. We also had an ice cream cone that was good.

1  Thank DoctorLane
Kathy M, Manager at Great Northern Carousel, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed our beautiful carousel and hope you will be able to return!

Reviewed 5 June 2017

We've been to the carousel many times. My kids love it. They aren't small kids either. Ages 13-18. They enjoy trying to get the brass ring to win a free ride. The Wilcoxson's Ice Cream is amazing and reasonable. I recommend the Sea Salt Carmel...More

Thank ANels_MT
Kathy M, Manager at Great Northern Carousel, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you for your review. We love that people of all ages enjoy coming here! Hope to you can visit us again soon!

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