7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD 20812 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-634-2222


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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.
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On-site Dining



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November 6, 2018
Sue H
This historic ballroom has a magnificent dancing floor which was installed during the big-band era and remains in excellent condition...rather perfect...for dancing. Outstanding dancing venue. The...
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September 17, 2018
Glen Echo Park is an amazing find for a wedding. We recently attended the wedding of one of the children of our closest friends. The bride and groom both live in the nearby DC suburbs and somehow...
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September 16, 2018
Went for the puppet show, but found out it also has a small aquarium, games for kids, and a lovely carrousel. It also gives up a very unique vibe. It has small huts with artesanal activities and a...