For $3 you could act like a kid again and enjoy the loud organ music and rhythm of the horses. The decor on the carousel is a bit weird, but the horses are generally well maintained.
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The Friedsam Memorial Carousel has 2 names, the other being Central Park Carousel. It has an entry too, with far more reviews on it. This is a very worthwhile carousel to see and ride. In fact, with the large size and fierceness of the horses,...More
This is a Stein and Goldstein carousel, which means the horses are bigger and more ferocious looking than normal. The horses were beautiful, even if they were difficult to climb. We especially liked the chariots being pulled by horses (the only ones on this carousel...More
The carousel is covered and is $3 per rider. Children under five must ride with an adult who must also get a ticket. It lasts several minutes and a photographer is onboard. You can buy the photo later if you want. My kids enjoyed it....More
Took my son here for the experience. Quick to buy a ticket. Nice surroundings in the park. Signage that makes it easy to find. many kids with big smiles on their faces!
I can think of many worse ways to spend $3 in NYC. The kids begged to go on the carousel and actually had a blast. It's a simple carousel, but they really enjoyed it because it was in the heart of Central Park and a...More
The fact that I had to pay an additional $3 to stand next to my not even two year old while she rode this is ridiculous. Trump is netting nearly a $90k per month profit on this thing already. That said, it's a great carousel....More