C. W. Parker Carousel Museum

(913) 313-6508
320 S Esplanade, Leavenworth, KS 66048
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Tour a museum of carousel artifacts and history. This particular carousel is unique in that the animals are hand carved and each is one-of-a-kind, and, is the only Parker Carousel created with 2 hand-carved rabbits as major features. There's a gift shop, workshop area, an aluminum 1950s Paul Parker Carousel and a static display of a primitive Flying Horse Carousel thought to be the oldest carousel in America dating back to 1850-1860. Voted as one of the "8 Wonders of KS Customs" in 2009!

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  • Description When the Museum is closed to the public, all rooms must be rented for a minimum of two hours. Use of Catering Kitchen with The Carousel Room or The Parker Room is an additional charge of $20.00 Colorful round tablecloths for rent - $5.00 each. Carousel is available to rent for $65.00 per hour during non-public hours, or for $1.25 a ride during hours open to the public. To reserve a room contact Jerry Reinhardt today at (913) 897-2521 or email
  • Largest Room 150
  • Total Sq. Ft. 1000
  • Reception Capacity 150
  • Banquet Capacity 75
  • Number of Rooms 3
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