A non-profit Carousel located in beautiful Union Park and overseen by the Des Moines Carousel Foundation. Founded by a group of Des Moines business persons working with the City of Des Moines, the Heritage Carousel was established to provide a fun, affordable and wholesome activity for families in Des Moines and surrounding communities. The Foundation continues to work to maintain the price of a child's ride at just 50 cents.PutHeritage Carousel into our Des Moines travel planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
Heritage Carousel reviews
Very fun to ride, beautifully painted pieces, and we loved the music and speed. $1.00 to ride. Support heritage carousels! more »
We loved this park!! Two play grounds splash pad and a rocket slide. The park also has a carousel that kids ride for .50 parents standing free and adults 1.00. The splash pad also has a wading area... more »
Such a nice little spot to stop and visit. The lady running it that day was super sweet. The kids loved riding it over and over again. Very well kept. Clean and beautiful. Even us adults went on it and had a great time! Loved that you could see the little musical instruments going as you rode. Nice and shaded as well!
.50¢ for a ride on the carousel! Lots of fun animals to choose from. The giraffe is stationary. The pirate cat is cute.
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