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Boston Common Carousel

Boylston and Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02108
+1 617-635-2120
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Goofing Off

After walking the shops and bars on a rainy Saturday afternoon my husband and I ended up on the... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Meghan D
New Jersey

No line to speak of on this fall afternoon. It is a beautiful merry-go-round. I think the ride... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
Seattle, Washington
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Boylston and Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02108
+1 617-635-2120
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

After walking the shops and bars on a rainy Saturday afternoon my husband and I ended up on the carousel. 3 times in a row. short ride but good old fashion fun.

Thank Meghan D
Reviewed 21 October 2016

No line to speak of on this fall afternoon. It is a beautiful merry-go-round. I think the ride was about 10 minutes. Good memories made.

Thank KimMac1
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

What fun! Only $3 a ride and the "horses" are actually unique animals in vivid colors - I rode a purple dragon and my friend rode a cat with a fish in its mouth.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I didn't expect to see a Carousel in the middle of the Boston Common. It brought some music and color to an otherwise drab and rainy day.

Thank AndyB5542
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Classic Carousel in a classic park. It's beautiful to see and ride. Lovely attention to detail. A must see if you have kids.

Thank Chooqui D
Reviewed 8 July 2015

While walking through Boston we found the carousel. The kids were excited. It was $3 each, but it did go around quite a few times. The staff were friendly and the area was clean.

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

Short wait, probably because it was cold. Longer than I expected ride. My daughter loved it. And pictures proved it made me smile. Like a kid again. It isn't a roller coaster. But it is a fun little ride enjoyed by the young at heart.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 9 June 2013

A throw back to an earlier time - hop on your favorite animal and lose yourself in the easy joys of childhood. We all need a dose of fun and frolic.

2  Thank Italianshopper
Reviewed 27 December 2012

Great fun for the whole family. Bring the little ones and have a merry go round time! :-) Right on the Boston Common!

3  Thank jdearman77
Reviewed 30 September 2012

We took our niece and nephew to the Commons to tire them out, came across the carousel and decided to ride. Only $3 to ride, and adults accompanying children are free. Ride lasts a few minutes, but well worth it after seeing the smiles on...More

3  Thank parker617
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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