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Flying Horses Carousel

33 Lake Avenue, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
+1 508-693-9481
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Fun time!

No line, cheap admission, 2-3 minute ride! Just do it! Fun for young and old. Don’t forget to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
780Globetrotter
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Fun for the family...

Yes it is old..but that is the charm of it. Trying to get the most rings and then the special... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lobstah-19
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Massachusetts
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Try your luck at catching the brass ring and winning a free ride on the oldest working carousel in the U.S., which has been enchanting children and adults for over a hundred years. The 20 hand-carved horses on this official historic landmark have real horsehair manes and tails.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“free ride” (62 reviews)
“wings” (60 reviews)
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33 Lake Avenue, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
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+1 508-693-9481
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No line, cheap admission, 2-3 minute ride! Just do it! Fun for young and old. Don’t forget to try and grab the rings as you go around. The person with the gold ring gets another ride for free.

Thank 780Globetrotter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes it is old..but that is the charm of it. Trying to get the most rings and then the special ring...Kids love and so did the adults. Worth going on and very affordable.

Thank Lobstah-19
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Quaint and like stepping back in time - a nice thing for kids old and young to do. Just another special place on Martha's Vineyard.

Thank Kristeen B
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I take my daughter back every year for a ride on the carousel! She could spend all day on it. So much fun and something she always looks forward to and always want to invite friends so they can experience it too! A must site...More

Thank BOS101718
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Its worth taking a look if your in town, is historical, if you like history or merry go rounds than its pretty cool.

Thank Jabby B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This carousel brings back memories. It's old and fun to ride, even for a grown up person. If you're going to Oak Bluffs, definitely bring your kids or friends to this place for couple minutes of fun !

Thank Nelu T
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Sadly the horses where not opened, another family was looking forward to bringing there 3 yr old, I'm not sure why they don't stay open thru September! Such a shame! Not much else for kids except beach, we have many memories of our kids when...More

Thank KAD56
Reviewed 13 September 2017

this was the first place i wanted to visit but once i went inside it was not what i expected. I guess i was looking for more elegant looking carousel

Thank Darinda P
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Caught on island on a rainy day or arriving after beach time. Bring the kids to this classic 1800s carousel. It's a right of passage for little ones visiting the island and parents trying to make the best if a foggy day. Grab an ice...More

Thank Rick P
Reviewed 5 September 2017

you have to visit and ride this amazing piece of history. We rode this every day of our vacation. My 3 year old was in heaven every time (so was I). I caught the brass ring the first day I rode and the last day.

Thank Daniel L
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reb160
28 August 2017|
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Response from David K | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure how long in the year they stay open, it is under cover inside a building area. Google it or maybe they have their own website.
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reb160
28 August 2017|
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Response from miss34sammy23 | Reviewed this property |
While I was here, locals who work on the island say that a lot of people start to leave in September. There are permanent residents that still live on the island year round. But most people are gone in September. I assume... More
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Vinny W
4 August 2017|
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Response from Priscilla F | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there is a weight limit. It specifically runs for children, But a small child usually has an adult with them.
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