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Our 4 year old daughter loves carousels and this old school carousel did not disappoint. She was familiar with the traditional carousels with the horses going up and down, but this one is a "flying horse" that is suspended on a chain and when it...More
One of the oldest carousels in the world....the horses were designed to fly! The carousel was meticulously restored several years ago and the horses were repainted, their horse-hair names restored, and their agate eyes polished. Children on the outside horses reach for the brass ring...More
We were staying in Westerly en-route and so drove down to have a look. Unfortunately the horses had covers as it only opens weekends until late June. Good to see though, at least we could see the horses in the many pictures shown here.
The best place to take your young children to experience the best of times. Have your child watch a ride before you choose to ride as only the outside horses are able to reach for the rings. See the kids put their collection of rings...More
many people, myself included, head to Watch Hill for many reason not the least of which is watching the kids and their joy on this Carousel from another century--literally. The horse I rode as a kid is still there...still seemingly untouched...and that was 60 years...More
These are flying horses, dating from the Civil War era. Note they swing out, not up and down, so kids need to be old enough to hold themselves securely on the horses. Rudimentary seat strap does little to secure the riders. Lots of kiddy fun,...More
Response from burnsie777 | Reviewed this property |
I would have to answer as the other person did. Very little free parking for shops, otherwise paid parking for $10-$20. There is also parking on the off street but watch the signs in some spots you need a permit.