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Step back in time and say "I do" surrounded by over 100 years of carousel art and history at The Carousel Museum in Bristol, CT. Housed in a beautifully restored post-and-beam factory from 1901, the museum boasts a fascinating collection of intricately carved animals, chariots, and memorabilia from the golden age of amusement parks. Imagine exchanging your vows in the Main Gallery, surrounded by hundreds of antique treasures and stunning carousel art.

After your ceremony, the celebration continues in the charming ballroom upstairs. With its sparkling Venetian crystal chandeliers and ample dance floor, it's the perfect space to dance the night away with your loved ones. And with a reasonably-priced rental fee, you have the freedom to choose your own caterer and vendors to bring your wedding vision to life.

Best of all, your rental fees go towards supporting the museum's mission to preserve and restore these works of art for future generations to enjoy.

Experience the timeless charm and beauty of The Carousel Museum as you celebrate your love and create memories that will last a lifetime.


Looking for the perfect place to pop the question to your special someone? Look no further than The Carousel Museum! Our "Proposal Event" package offers exclusive use of the museum and a tailored experience just for you and your partner (or more if you wish!). Our staff will help customize your dream proposal to create a truly unforgettable moment.

Imagine proposing to your partner on our indoor Venetian Carousel or under our vintage "Admired" carousel sign. Your proposal will be accompanied by a bottle of Champagne and keepsake toasting flutes. You can even add a music playlist tailored just for you or choose from our selection of vintage band organ music to set the perfect romantic atmosphere.

For just $250, the proposal event fee includes exclusive access to the museum, Champagne, keepsake toasting flutes, and a customized playlist/vintage band organ selection. And if you choose to host your big day with us, the proposal event fee can be credited towards your Brass Ring event package.


Make your proposal truly special and unforgettable at The Carousel Museum. Contact us today to schedule your "Proposal Event" and start planning your dream proposal.



Discover a rental space that’s beyond your wildest dreams at The Carousel Museum in Bristol, CT! Our stunning ballroom is a truly magical and unforgettable setting that's perfect for weddings, meetings, celebrations of life, quinceaneras, anniversaries, team building, presentations, and more. With the capacity to comfortably seat up to 150 guests at 60” round tables with a dance floor, our ballroom is a breathtaking backdrop that will leave a lasting impression on your guests. From graduation parties, proms, Cotillion and Debutante Balls to bar mitzvahs, bat mitzvahs, and sweet 16s, our unique venue is the perfect choice for an unforgettable event. Experience the wonder of The Carousel Museum – where extraordinary memories are made.

Dancing Grooms

And More!

At The Carousel Museum, we believe that every event should be as unique and special as the people hosting it. That's why our expert staff is dedicated to working closely with you to customize your event to your specific needs and preferences. With the flexibility to work with any vendors you choose, you'll have the freedom to create an event that truly reflects your vision.

Don't settle for a run-of-the-mill event space. Choose The Carousel Museum for a truly unforgettable experience. With our one-of-a-kind backdrop and commitment to personalized service, we are sure to make your event stand out. Contact us today to schedule your event or to learn more about our rental options.


Private Events, Weddings, Corporate Events, and MORE!

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