Plan Your Visit

Diederich Family Carousel

While visiting the Zoo, you are sure to enjoy a spin on our fully-restored 1928 Allen Herschell carousel. The carousel was donated to the Zoo by Warren Diederich in 1998. Diederich along with his family and employees at Industrial Builders restored the carousel as a gift to the community.


  • Carousel rides $3 a ride
  • Patron Members receive unlimited carousel rides
  • Fresh hot popcorn available for sale
  • Perfect space for birthday parties and celebrations
  • The Carousel is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

How Our Carousel Came About

Read more about the history of the Diederich Family Carousel.