Wonder Wheel

Name Wonder Wheel
Height 45.7m (150ft)
Diameter 41m (135ft)
Opened 1920
Closed
Country USA
Location Coney Island; New York City
Number of Cabins 24
Passengers per Cabin 6
Seating Capacity 144
Hourly Capacity 864
Ride Duration (minutes) 10
Climate Controlled No
Construction Cost Unknown
Status Operating
Design/Manufacturer Eccentric Ferris Wheel Company
Type Eccentric
Number of Turns (Rotations) Per Ride 2
VIP Area No
Ticket Cost to Ride 7
Official Website http://www.wonderwheel.com/

Additional Notes: The Wonder Wheel was named an Official New York City Landmark in 1989. It was the first and one of only two eccentric Ferris wheels ever created. The Wonder Wheel opened on 1920 in Coney Island; New York City, USA. The observation wheel is 150 feet tall. There are 24 cabins capable of holding up to 6 people at one time resulting in a seating capacity of 144 passengers. The duration of the ride is 10 minutes, resulting in a total capacity of 864 people per hour.

Wonder Wheel Pictures

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