Dentzel Carousel

1802 Carousel Dr.
Meridian, MS 39307- Map It
(601) 485-1904

AAA Editor Notes

Dentzel Carousel is in Highland Park on 42nd Ave. between 19th St. and State Blvd. Built in 1896 by German immigrant Gustav Dentzel, this gaily ornate merry-go-round is one of the country's oldest. The double-row carousel was brought to town in 1909 and installed in a structure built according to Dentzel blueprints. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
Building tour $1. Carousel ride 50c.
Hours: Daily 1-5, June-July; Sat.-Sun. 1-5, Apr.-May and Aug.-Oct.; Sat. 1-5, rest of year. Closed major holidays.