Riding this hundred-year-old carousel really takes you back, and will bring out the child in anyone. The carousel’s own history goes back to turn-of-the-last-century Brooklyn, New York before making its way to St. Catharines in 1921.
The beautifully restored horses, lions, camels, and goats – 68 in all – were all carved by hand. And how charming is it that it still only costs a nickel per ride?
The carousel is open daily from Victoria Day weekend until Labour Day weekend. Check website for hours.
Out of town guests have enjoyed riding on the carousel. The painted horses are a treasure. The sound is a bit annoying and loud, but still, it is a recommended experience
No line-ups, good fun! So happy that this carousel is still operational and still at only 5 cents a ride!
A relaxing, fun time. The grandkids didn’t want to leave. Us older folks appreciated the exquisite hand painted features, old time music. Young staff appeared pretty bored but... teenagers on a hot...