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Derby Day at the Paragon Carousel

Bet on the horses, mint juleps, hat contest
and great prizes.

HOURS OF OPERATION

The award-winning Paragon Carousel is open seasonally from Easter Weekend until Halloween (weekends in spring and fall and daily during the summer).

WE WILL OPEN FOR OUR 89TH SEASON ON EASTER WEEKEND 2017!

The business office is open year-round, with limited hours.

205 Nantasket Ave.Hull, MA 02045

Please Visit the Doors to History site to learn more about the Paragon Carousel and other historic sites in our area!

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Corporate Sponsors


George Washington TomaThe Grass Guy

Nantasket Hotel at the Beach


Thanks to winning a grant from American Express the Paragon Carousel replaced all twelve doors to the building that houses the Paragon Carousel with beautiful wooden doors that replicate the original doors from 1928. The grant also allowed us to renovate all the windows above the doors so that now light streams into the building. Thank you!

Visitor Information

 

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Directions

From Boston:  Take Route 93 South (Southeast Expressway). Go left at “the split” to “Route 3 South/Cape Cod”. Take Exit 14, MA 228 North - Nantasket Beach. (Go Left at the bottom of ramp). Continue on RT 228 - Stay alert and watch for 228 North signs going through Hingham! When you arrive at the traffic lights at the Route 3A intersection, go straight across and follow directions below From the Route 3A/Route 228 intersection.

From Cape Cod: Take Route 3 North from the Bourne Bridge. Take Exit 14, MA 228 North - Nantasket Beach. (Go Right at the bottom of ramp). Continue on RT 228 - Stay alert and watch for 228 North signs going through Hingham! When you arrive at the traffic lights at the Route 3A intersection, go straight across and follow directions below From the Route 3A/Route 228 intersection.

 From the Route 3A/Route 228 intersection:

Drive TWO miles. When you come around the bend and see the ocean, you are almost there! Continue for another half mile, the Paragon Carousel is on the left, next to The Clock Tower, and opposite a DCR (Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation) Parking Lot and the Bernie King Pavilion.

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Parking

In Season – Between Memorial Day Weekend and Labor Day, the DCR Parking Lots (which are adjacent to the beach) charge $15 ($20 for out of state visitors) until 5pm daily; and two hour parking on Nantasket Ave. (in front of the Carousel) is strictly enforced. Please be considerate of other visitors and our neighbors - do not park in the clearly marked crosswalk in front of the Paragon Carousel.

Off Season – From the Tuesday after Labor Day until the Friday before Memorial Day Weekend, there are no parking restrictions on Nantasket Ave. (in front of the Carousel) and DCR Parking Lot is free.

Event Parking – when you book an event at the Paragon Carousel, complimentary parking behind the Clock Tower is available for you and a limited number of your guests. 

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Pets

The Town of Hull does not allow dogs on Nantasket Beach between June 15 and Labor Day. Responsible dog owners with well-behaved, socialized dogs that are on leash, supervised and under close control are allowed on the Carousel grounds. If, in the sole discretion of management, any dog owner is not maintaining proper levels of behavior and/or safety, management may instruct the dog owner to immediately leave the premises with their pet. Service Animals are ALWAYS welcome!