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Salem's Riverfront Carousel

101 Front St NE, Salem, OR 97301-3473
+1 503-540-0374
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Beautiful Carousel at Riverfront Park

We had time to spare before meeting family for dinner in Salem, so decided to check out Salem's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hood River, Oregon, USA
I have taken my grandson here and the joy that I see on his face is priceless!!!

The people that work here are very kind and knowledgeable about the carousel. The gift shop is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Salem, Oregon
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  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“gift shop” (51 reviews)
“hand carved” (24 reviews)
“all ages” (29 reviews)
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101 Front St NE, Salem, OR 97301-3473
+1 503-540-0374
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had time to spare before meeting family for dinner in Salem, so decided to check out Salem's Riverfront Park on the Willamette River and we discovered Salem's Riverfront Carousel. It is housed in a building and has beautiful hand carved animals which are a...More

Thank JOregon_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The people that work here are very kind and knowledgeable about the carousel. The gift shop is a must, stop by to see how the horses are made! I purchased a year pass so we can go anytime and bring along up to 4 friends...More

Thank Rogansmom1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Imagine taking in beautiful works of art while watching your children or grandchild delight to be riding on them. The carousel is an adventure for all ages. Beautifully carved horses and animals, each one a masterpiece. Enjoy the thrill of the ride and the wonderful...More

Thank pattiw00ds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is gorgeous!! the carousel is in a glass building ,with a gift shop.For the holidays there are special horses put in the mix...This is at the riverfront park ,with many things close by...including an ice skating rink( for the winter only) The place is...More

Thank D1338YKann
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was expecting something over the top after reading all the reviews. Just a carousel in a building. Walking the park along the river was more fun.

Thank Molchanbo
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Our Son and Grand Daughter came up from California to visit. Spent the afternoon at Riverfront Park - she enjoyed the Carousel - my wife and her shopped in the gift store - My Son and I walked the grounds - We all enjoyed sitting,...More

1  Thank I4030GGgeorges
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Old time carousel is visually appealing with lights and music and hand-carved horses. This place provides a quick and inexpensive place to entertain the kids. Take a peek into the workshop to see a carved horse in progress. My grandkids love to learn the names...More

Thank Carlyrox
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Fun times greatMemories. Always trying to find things to do with 5 Very Active boys. Time to go find some new adventures

Thank Kim F
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Whenever someone comes to visit, we go to the carousel. The Riverfront Park is a wonderful place to be and riding the carousel is just a kick

Thank GNW47
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Had friends visiting for Salem's 2017 summer highlight - being in the path of totality for the solar eclipse - and took them to Salem's Riverfront Carousel. It was a big hit, even with the 16-year-old. Telling them the lore about local woodworkers crafting it...More

1  Thank CamCurrie11
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Dondra O
5 February 2017|
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Response from Taxeesdad | Reviewed this property |
There is good parking on the Riverfront grounds next to the attraction.
29 February 2016|
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Response from catalinakuna | Reviewed this property |
101 Front St. NE. Salem OR 97301 hope it helps if you have trouble it's downtown Salem anyone in the vincinity should know where to direct you.