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A Carousel for Missoula

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Address: 101 Carousel Drive, Missoula, MT 59802
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This beautiful carousel, completed in 1995, was the brainchild and vision...

This beautiful carousel, completed in 1995, was the brainchild and vision of a local Missoula cabinet-maker, who carved much of the structure himself and also trained an enthusiastic team of volunteers to assist in the project.

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Beautiful

We could not get in, as there was a private party, but we viewed the carousel from the windows. Hand crafted, very cute!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
75tracieh
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Pahrump, United States
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Pahrump, United States
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could not get in, as there was a private party, but we viewed the carousel from the windows. Hand crafted, very cute!

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located near the river in downtown Missoula, the Carousel has been a hit with families. It's a little like going back in time and the music associated with the ride is amazing. My two 6 year old boys absolutely love it and there's a children's park next to it. The venue is clean and the staff very friendly and helpful.

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Thank ElmerJFudd4995
Missoula, Montana
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The carousel is 20 this year, and is still very well kept. All the horses are hand carved by Missoula artists, and over the years they have added many more horses (and dragons and many other creatures) to the carousel's rotation. The Carousel also has a hand carved organ as well as the traditional "gold ring" pole. One of the... More 

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Thank lindsey c
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Had a half day to play around in Missoula. Went for a long walk, checking out the architecture of this lovely old city, then stopped in for a ride on the carousel.

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Thank Kiz D
Victor, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

This apparently is the fastest carousel in the world and I believe it. It is just a lot of fun to ride and see some of the custom built horses. And you can grab the rings and hope for the golden one which gives you a free ride.

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Thank Carole D
Spanish Fork, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Very ornate and well-designed horses. The carousel is value as well. It is next door to a really fun playground built by donations. It is a great family destination. Definitely a ist see

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Sitka, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Love the carousel. It is one of my favorite places in Missoula. All the carousel animals have a name and a story that the help can share with you. Great for photography, great for riding, just an all around wonderful place to spend some time. And don't forget to grab the brass ring.

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Thank sitkabob
Missoula, Montana
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15 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Every summer, our visiting family members (children and adults) insist on riding the Carousel. Well cared for, clean and safe. Fun for growing kids to go for the brass ring, to see how much closer they can reach each year.

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Thank rejoice2218
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Loved feeling the outdoors with this attraction while letting my inner child out. This along with my walk along the park and the river close by was a true treat to my day of play.

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Kalispell, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Me and my sister went here on one of our stays. We took her Boys ,they were both late teens and had a blast. There was also a Farmers Market there too.

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