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Memphis Kiddie Park, Brooklyn

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Memphis Kiddie Park is an 11-ride amusement park located in Brooklyn, Ohio, designed specifically for children and families.

Memphis Kiddie Park opened on May 28, 1952. The park was one of several designed and opened by Stuart Wintner, who eventually closed all but the Memphis Kiddie Park to focus on his chain of indoor movie theatres. Though Mr. Wintner has since died, the park remains in operation and is owned by his son.

The park is home to the "Little Dipper" roller coaster—the oldest operating steel roller coaster in North America.
The 11 rides at Memphis Kiddie Park are:

Comets (Allan Herschell "Skyfighter" that moves up and down) HL

Jeeps (Cars that spin around)(Allan Herschell) HL

Ferris Wheel (originally San Antonio Roller Works, significantly rebuilt and updated)HL

Boats (Floats around in circles) (Allan Herschell) HL

Pony Carts (Chariot-style cars that travel in a loop) (Allan Herschell) HL

Merry-Go-Round (Allan Herschell, 36-cast aluminum horses)

Train (Travels around the perimeter of the park and Miniature Golf) (Allan Herschell)

Hand Carts (The children power themselves on little carts around a track)(original ride: Hodges Handcar; replaced ca.1995 with Alter Amusements version) HL

Speedway (Motorized race cars that travel around inside the Little Dipper) " HL

Little Dipper roller coaster (Allan Herschell)

Space Shuttles (Smaller version of the Comets, doesn't elevate)(Allan Herschell "Airplanes") HLRides that have a HL after them mean that the ride has a height limit. The height limit for those rides is UNDER 50".

In addition to the rides, the park also has a miniature golf course for both kids and adults to enjoy.
To visit Memphis Kiddie Park on your trip to Brooklyn, use our Brooklyn trip planner.
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  • This place is perfect for young kids. They quite a few rides and ample parking and when you re done you can stroll the park right next to it. Easy access off the 480 too!  more »
  • Great small scale amusement park for younger children. True kiddie park. Clean. Caring and helpful employees.  more »
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  • This was my first time at the Memphis Kiddie Park, bit it definitely won't be the last. My 4 little ones range in age from 2-7 and they totally loved it. Very affordable and lots of rides for kids. I would highly recommend if you are looking for things to do with kids under 50".
  • For the little ones, it's terrific. Nicely maintained, clean, with a number of shady spots, it has a staff of retirees and young adults who are friendly helpful and knowledgeable. There is also a miniature golf course on the grounds. There are park benches and picnic tables on which to rest or enjoy food. Tickets are valid from one year to the next, in case you buy a book of them and don't use them all.

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