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Carousel Gardens, New Orleans

#3 of 6 in Theme Parks in Louisiana
Theme Park · Water / Amusement Park
Carousel Gardens is a seasonally operated amusement park located in New Orleans, Louisiana at New Orleans City Park. It features many rides including an antique carousel, the Live Oak Ladybug Rollercoaster, and a miniature train that tours the park. There are two new rides, a Ferris wheel and a drop tower called the Coney Tower.
Ferris WheelConey TowerWacky ShackAntique Carousel—Dating from 1906; commonly called "the Flying Horses" by locals. Fully restored since the levee failure disaster flood of 2005 during Hurricane Katrina.Construction ZoneRockin' TugLadybug Roller CoasterA 40ft fun slideUmbrella CarsSlime BucketsThe Monkey JumpA Miniature TrainThe ScramblerThe Musik ExpressThe Red Baron Mini PlanesTilt-A-WhirlBumper Cars
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  • Visited Carousel Gardens on our last trip to NOLA, on recommendation from a friend. Our kids, 5- and 7-, both had a great time. There were cute minature-golf type themed displays and slides to...  more »
  • This park is an incredible and reasonably priced (you can buy an all day pass for rides for $18 plus the $4 admission) and it’s a very fun way to spend your day with your family. This review is...  more »
  • Very neat place for kids. Came here expecting some kiddie rides and found a small amusement park. Pretty cool and fast roller coaster, fun house, tilt a whirl, Ferris wheel, carousel, train, and lots of kiddie rides. The train is a 10 minute ride around the park. We bought the unlimited arm bands for $22 and very well got our monies worth!! There is a lot of other stuff we didn't get to. 2 hours here put our 1 1/2 yr old out and almost got our 3 yr old!! Maybe a little ride will finish him off!!
  • My family and I absolutely love this amusement park in the summer! It's fun and beautifully landscaped with plenty of shade. We bought snowcones from the food truck and thought they were the best we had ever tasted. Everything was impressive. I only give 4 instead of 5 stars because all the ride employees seemed so depressed. I understand they were probably very hot and uncomfortable and that bothered me. Maybe they should be allowed more breaks or something.

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