The Carousel, located in the middle of Central Park near 66th Street, has been running since 1871. Back then, a mule and horse kept it spinning! The current carousel was donated by the Michael Friedsam Foundation and boasts some of the biggest hand-carved jumping horses in the country.
90 cents per ride
Open 10:30 am to 6:00 pm daily
Closes at 5:00 pm during the winter
Call (212) 879-0244
or check out the carousel page on the central park website.