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Cafesjian's Carousel, Saint Paul
(4.4/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web)
68 hand-carved horses, 2 chariots, Wurlitzer band organ. Built in 1914 by Philadelphia Toboggan Company, was at MN State Fair for 75 years. Rescued from auction in 1988; restored and operated by volunteers. Named for benefactor Gerard L. Cafesjian.
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  • Situated next to the Como Conservatory, enjoy a ride on this beautifully restored carousel. Volunteers have spent countless hours to bring this to life for children and adults to enjoy! 
  • Cafesjian Carosel is a step back in time with it's old time organ music and bobbing horses. The craftsmanship of the carousel and attention to detail on each and every horse is stunning. The ride is p...  more »
  • fun to start out your day or end you day with this attraction- adults can ride also- inexpensive- take pictures! 
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  • Great ride and awesome volunteers working it!
  • Did you know this used to be at the state fair. PS best ride ever
  • I love this carousel and mostly the band organ I plan to work here!
  • This is a beautifully restored carousel right next to the Como Zoo. For a carousel, this moves pretty fast, and the ride is nice and long. The price isn't too bad, but they do require adults to pay even if they are just standing next to a small child. My daughter loved it.
  • The historic carousel, which you can ride, for a price.