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CAROUSELS IN CONNECTICUT

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by NYMetroParents Staff May 10, 2013

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UPDATED JUNE 2014: This guide features carousels and merry-go-rounds in Connecticut, including Bridgeport, Bristol, Danbury, and Hartford, CT. It includes a description of each carousel as well as its location, the hours it's open, and the price per ride.

 

Fairfield County Carousels

connecticut beardsley zoo carouselBeardsley Zoo Carousel
1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport
203-394-6565
Hours:
Open 9am-4pm daily
Price:
$2 per ride plus zoo admission: $14; $10 seniors and children ages 3-11; free for children younger than 2. Parking is free.

This carousel features colorful versions of the animals you visit at the zoo.

 

Danbury Fair Mall Carousel
7 Backus Ave., Danbury
203-207-0305
Hours:
Monday-Saturday 10am-9:30pm; Sunday 11am-7pm
Price:
$2 per ride; $10 for six rides; $15 for 10 rides

Located in the food court on the mall’s upper level, this double-decker carousel features rows of wooden horses that move up and down to traditional carnival music. The mall is built on the former site of the Danbury Fair (last held in 1981), and the carousel is a replica of that fair’s carousel.

 

Hartford County Carousels

bushnell park carousel in hartford ctBushnell Park Carousel
Bushnell Park, Trinity Street at Elm Street, Hartford
860-585-5411
Hours:
THE CAROUSEL IS CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS. EXPECTED RE-OPENING DATE IS IN LATE JUNE. CHECK BACK FOR DETAILS.
Price:
$1 per ride; free for children younger than 1

This antique carousel (it’s nearly 100 years old!), housed in a pavilion, features 48 hand-carved wooden horses and two lovers’ chariots that swirl around a booming Wurlitzer band organ.

 

New England Carousel Museum
95 Riverside Ave., Bristol
860-585-5411
Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 12-5pm
Price:
Admission: $6; $5.50 seniors; $5 children ages 2-14; free for children younger than 2.

While the museum's working carousel is closed, you can still view one of the largest collections of antique carousel pieces in the country here.

 

Find more carousels in:

Rockland and Westchester Counties

New York City

Long Island

 


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