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Salem's Riverfront Carousel

101 Front St NE, Salem, OR 97301-3473
+1 503-540-0374
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Old Fashioned Fun

Take the grandchildren here! Take the kids here! Or take grandma to reminisce about her childhood... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ensleyc
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Salem, Oregon
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fantastic place

This place was great for the three year old. They were having a special, 10 rides for 10 dollars... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Franklin W
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“gift shop” (54 reviews)
“hand carved” (28 reviews)
“all ages” (32 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
101 Front St NE, Salem, OR 97301-3473
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+1 503-540-0374
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"hand carved"
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"all ages"
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"cotton candy"
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"brass ring"
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"birthday parties"
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"ride free"
in 4 reviews
"snow cones"
in 4 reviews
"merry go round"
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"covered wagon"
in 5 reviews
"kids love"
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"willamette river"
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"great playground"
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"surrounding park"
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"great place to take the kids"
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"gilbert house"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take the grandchildren here! Take the kids here! Or take grandma to reminisce about her childhood! Just plain good clean fun for the whole family. Watch the woodcarvers create another masterpiece for the carousel! That's right, this entire carousel is filled with horses created by...More

Thank ensleyc
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was great for the three year old. They were having a special, 10 rides for 10 dollars, so it's great for families on a budget trying to make a special day for their special little ones. Outside is a beautiful river front park...More

Thank Franklin W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to take the family. The carousel animals are all hand carved by local artists. You can ride, visit the gift shop or watch as artists work on projects. They have squashed penny machines and you can buy your penny passport...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was great, staff was fantastically kind and the Carousel is beautiful. If you are a Carousel fan this is a must. There are far too few around. Our 11 year old daughter just loved this place.

Thank David S
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

So colorful, adorable, expertly carved variety of animals for all ages. Impressive that this is a labor of love made possible by community volunteers. They should be very proud! It's a must see during your visit to Salem. Pick up a sheet in the gift...More

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to go with young kids and old kids alike, so fun and inexpensive. When you go, make sure you take a walk across the old railroad bridge crossing the Willamette River.

Thank anobjectofgrace
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

My dad always took me to the carousel. He passed when I was 11 yrs old. As I grew got married my husband call took me to the riverfrint carousel especially on my birthdays. Its heartwarming to watch people of all ages enjoy it. Also...More

Thank roosterholiday24
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Great venue for kids, grandkids, and their parents/grandparents. Located on beautiful Riverfront Park in the middle of Salem, this venue has easy access and parking. It's close to the State Capitol Building, which has a "Golden Pioneer" on top that is an easily seen landmark....More

Thank mdbrown93
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

What can you say about a carousel, exce[t they are delightful. The carousel is located at the Riverfront Park. It is a medium size carousel but the kids still love it.

Thank sgstrauss1
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Reviewed February 17, 2018

This is a huge carousel that is an immediate draw to passers-by or children who are in starry-eyed amazement by the experience.

Thank 388carolj
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Dondra O
February 5, 2017|
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Response from Taxeesdad | Reviewed this property |
There is good parking on the Riverfront grounds next to the attraction.
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SueNami27
February 29, 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.
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