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Fox Trot Carousel

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Address: Riverfront Park, 1st and Broadway, Nashville, TN 37201
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+1 615-259-4700
Description:

Popular carousel in Riverfront Park.

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NO LONGER THERE

I gave it 4 stars because I remember it. The sculptures were great. They removed it because they built the Music City STAR Train Station where it was located. Also, and I agree... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2014
Brian S
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 3 October 2015

I was one of the lucky ones, I got to take my daughter to see this before it was a thing of the past. Sadly, the photos we took have been lost, but the memory will be in our hearts forever. It was truly beautiful and magical in the eyes of my little girl.

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Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

The whole Riverfront Park area is under construction (Jun 27.2014) The carousel is gone and the tour bus station resides on the site. Only good thing, you can end/start your walking trip of Broadway if you are lucky to find a parking garage. Suggest, avoiding Broadway and 1st intersection while under repair.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 20 June 2014

I gave it 4 stars because I remember it. The sculptures were great. They removed it because they built the Music City STAR Train Station where it was located. Also, and I agree with this.... they said it really was not a good location for the carousel. Broadway is a night life type of area. They should have brought this... More 

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5 Thank Brian S
Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 23 August 2013

...not really for kids. I wanted to see this because of the artistry behind it, but I wasn't impressed.

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Reviewed 7 July 2012 via mobile

As other writer said its not there. It was great when it was and I hope it will return. Red Grooms designed it was beautiful and whimsical.

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1 Thank Duh5
Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 10 May 2012

The Fox Trot Carousel is a carousel with historical figures in place of horses. Such figures include prominent Tennesseans as David Crocket, Andrew Jackson, Cornelia Fort and many others. This treasure used to be located at Riverfront Park and rides cost $1. Unfortunately it is now disassembled and sitting in the storage room of the Tennessee State Museum. Hopefully if... More 

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