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Flying Horse Carousel

151 Bay St, Watch Hill, Westerly, RI 02891-5746
+1 401-348-6007
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Serving Smiles for Close to 100 Years

This is still one of the world's best deals and providing memories of a lifetime. Worth waiting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Watch Hill, Rhode Island
Perfect for the kids

We have taken our two grand daughters there until they were just too big for the attraction. The... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Connecticut, United States
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  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brass ring” (27 reviews)
151 Bay St, Watch Hill, Westerly, RI 02891-5746
+1 401-348-6007
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is still one of the world's best deals and providing memories of a lifetime. Worth waiting and buying a couple tickets for a couple rides. Always a good prep before going to St. Clare Annex for a post-ride ice cream cone.

Thank Singlethreaded
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We have taken our two grand daughters there until they were just too big for the attraction. The carousel is beautiful, very well maintained and the music is just as it should be. A great place to take the children during your stay in Watch...More

Thank X9200VOdianneb
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a genuine antique treasure that can be enjoyed by riders and viewers with equal enthusiasm. My grandson has been riding every summer since he was 2 and recently brought his close friend for a visit to Westerly, RI. He was excited to share...More

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The merry-go-round was in a beautiful New England waterfront town. I wish we weren't just passing through and could have checked some other things out. The merry-go-round is the oldest in the country, the horses still suspended by chains so when they go around the...More

Thank TheDadofOz
Reviewed 15 November 2016

a great place for the kids to go on one of the oldest carousels in the country. well taken care of,clean.a small price to pay for history. near the beach. go up the hill and look to your right. now do not stop or our...More

Thank Barry N
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Along the beach in Watch Hill, Rhode Island is a lovely strip of shops, eating bistros and an old children's carousel. It makes the children laugh and grab mom and dad's hands to pull them toward a perfect place of joy. Great sights and sounds...More

Thank msdixiejo
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Took our grandkids to the Flying Horse Carousel. Brought back memories from when we took our own kids as well as when we were kids. Horses are beautiful and it is a step back in time.

Thank Sudsy1313
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This antique Flying Horse Carousel is always an exciting treat for the young ones. Fun to try to get the rings.

1  Thank kapaugers
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Fantastic historic carousel. The side paintings are very special. And, yes, the children can catch the brass ring too!

Thank N R
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My 3 year old had a blast! He was too nervous to collect the rings but he was all smiles! It was his first time riding alone. The prices were great too!

Thank Jillian V
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Judy M
Is there a minimum age limit to ride the merry go round.
3 August 2016|
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Response from Kathy S | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe there is a minimum age, I have seen parents standing along side of the horse to guide the child in the experience when the age is younger.
What year did this open?
4 August 2015|
Response from WorkingMyBucketList | Reviewed this property |