Glen Echo Park

7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD 20812 Get Directions
Phone: 301-634-2222
1921 Dentzel Carousel
Founded as Chautauqua retreat in 1891 and once an amusement park, there’s a 1921 Dentzel Carousel, ballroom dancing, arts studios, two children’s theaters and playground.
ADA Accessible
Guided Tours/Guide Available
Meeting Facilities
On-site Dining



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November 8, 2017
Carousel is really special. Playground is small but perfect for kids after a show at Adventure Thestre. Small snack shop -- wish it had more variety. Wouldn't go here without a theatre performance...
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August 17, 2017
This place has a bit of everything. The historic carousel is probably the main draw. Priced low, kids can ride to their hearts content while adults appreciate the restored animals and organ. The...
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August 10, 2017
Bertram S
We came here to ride the carousel. This is the only carousel owned by the National Park system. They actually have free tours of the carousel before it opens on weekends if you phone a few days...