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Victorian Gardens at Wollman Rink in Central Park

The New York Pass Entry to the Victorian Gardens is FREE WITH NEW YORK PASS Normally $28.50 - Free with New York Pass

Your children may never forgive you if your family trip to New York doesn’t involve a stop at the Victorian Gardens. The amusement park housed within it was an inspired addition to the Wollman ice skating rink, which was only used during the winter seasons. Now, the 50,000 square foot facility plays host to family-friendly entertainment from Memorial Day weekend to mid-September.


- Take in the garden’s stunning and unique handcrafted rides.
- Set into Central Park’s historically beautiful architecture.
- Parents can relax while children are entertained in a safe and controlled environment.
Children will enjoy limitless magic in discovery in this amusement park. Rides have been created for kids aged 2-12 years old: their bright, handcrafted designs will thrill young ones while creating a sense of nostalgia for parents. Rides like Happy Swing will bring back memories of childhood swing sets while the beautifully crafted Mini Mouse is a miniature version of a rollercoaster. It’s the perfect place to train little ones up for one day experiencing the real thing.
Older kids will love rides like Kite Flyer where they can lay down and experience the sensation of free flight. Or if they’re looking for award-winning entertainment, they’ll have to look no further than the Rockin’ Tug. Up to 24 riders can take to the sea as a whimsically- themed tug boat takes them for a trip on the high seas. And when young guests have had their fill of rides, Victorian Gardens’ nostalgic games and enviable schedule of entertainment will keep them amused until the park closes. Packed with laughs, magic, and surprises for all, kids will delight at the live performances and interactive shows. 

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Visiting Victorian Gardens at Wollman Rink in Central Park

Visiting Victorian Gardens at Wollman Rink in Central Park

  • Victorian Gardens at Wollman Rink in Central Park Wollman Rink in Central Park, New York, NY 10019 Enter Central Park from 59th Street and 6th Avenue and walk northeast. Present your pass at the admission trailer on the east side of Wollman Rink.
  • Closest Subway A, B, C, D, 1 to 59th St. & Columbus Circle. Q to 57th St. & 7th Avenue. F to 57th St. & 6th Avenue. N, R, Q to 59th St. & Fifth Avenue. Enter the park from 59th St. and 6th Avenue and walk north.
  • Closest Bus Stop M1, M2, M3, M4 to 64th St. M5, M7, M10, M104 to Columbus Circle. Enter the park from 59th St. and 6th Avenue and walk north.
  • Big Bus hop on hop off Tour Stops Big Bus stop 36 on the Uptown or Downtown loops

Opening Times

Please note, the gardens are only open from May 25th until September 8th 
11am - 7pm Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu
11am - 8pm Fri
10am - 9pm Sat
10am - 8pm Sun
Special holiday hours and private events may affect operating hours - for the latest scheduled opening hours, check: 

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