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St. Louis Carousel at Faust Park

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Address: 15189 Olive Blvd, Chesterfield, MO 63017-1805
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Great place for kids of all ages

Took a trip to the Carousel and everyone had a good time. A great place to have a picnic some fun and a little history of the area.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Scott T
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took a trip to the Carousel and everyone had a good time. A great place to have a picnic some fun and a little history of the area.

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Thank Scott T
Frankfort, Kentucky
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to the Butterfly House located just across the parking lot from the Carousel building and then played on the playground before we decided to see if my grandson would ride a carousel for the first time in his life. I loved that this old beauty had been well preserved and maintained and was also inside out of... More 

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Thank Lisa F
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

I grewUP OBSESSED WITH Forest Park Highlands,the original home to the carousel,so much so that in 2007,I wrote Forest Park Highlands,a book printed by ArcadiaPress.So it was a joy to reride this magnificent machine

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Thank fphdoug
Saint Louis, Missouri
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39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

I took my young grandson and he really enjoyed it. This is an in expensive activity that you can combine with going to the Butterfly House. Great activity for a cold or rainy day in St. Louis area.

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Thank 77worldtraveler81
Illinois
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71 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We take our grandkids here all the time perfect for the under 7 team Very pleasant and Faust park is very special

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Thank Defm
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is a 1920's carousel and has a rich St. Louis history. It's was originally at the Forest Park Highlands, and survived when the Highlands burnt in 1963. The carousel was donated to St. Louis Parks and moved to Sylvan Park, until eventually finding its home at its current place. Costs to ride is $2, and well worth the price.... More 

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Thank J R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We went here to take pictures for a wedding, but the entire wedding party was rudely turned away. We were fully prepared to pay to ride the carousel, and were not expecting any special treatment, but we were told this wasn't allowed. They gave us some story about professional photographers in the past vandalizing property, so it's now only allowed... More 

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Northbrook, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Sorry to sound like such a scrooge but all of the glowing 5 star reviews are rather laughable. This is a somewhat dilapidated carousel that you can ride for a handful of minutes. There is a much nicer one at the Chesterfield Mall. The price is thankfully very cheap. The cashier was friendly. The guy running the carousel seemed a... More 

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Thank Brett J
Saint Louis, Missouri
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I took both my grandchildren on the carousel - ages 1 and 4. It was a lovely ride and the music from Mary Poppins so fun to listen hear too. We had a wonderful ride!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We were in town visiting my mom who is in a nursing home. We needed a diversion for our 6 year old so we decided on the Carousel at Faust Park. Best $6 spent. It's a lovely art piece and it was a long 5 minute ride. The vintage organ added to the magic. Kids will love it! The park... More 

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Thank Dawn R

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