Carousel For All Children
The Carousel For All Children in Willowbrook Park is a turn-of-the-century, Victorian-style merry-go-round that opened in 1999. The carousel boasts 51 carved wooden figures of mythical beasts, endangered species, and traditional carousel horses. It also showcases twenty hand-painted renderings of Staten Island landmarks, past and present. The Carousel is fully accessible.
The Carousel For All Children is maintained by the Greenbelt Conservancy in partnership with NYC Parks.
Cost: $2.25 per person
The Carousel is open from May through Columbus Day from 11:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. on the following days:
- May: Fridays through Sundays
- June: Wednesdays through Sundays
- July and August: Seven Days a Week
- September: Fridays through Sundays
- The Carousel closes on Columbus Day
Carousel ticket booth: (718) 477-0605
Greenbelt headquarters: (718) 667-2165
For more about the Carousel and other Greenbelt highlights, visit sigreenbelt.org
Photo by: Dorothy Reilly