Glen Echo Park

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.
1921 Dentzel Carousel Photo

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Location

7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo MD 20812
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Group-Friendly
  • Meeting Facilities
  • On-site Dining
  • Tour Length
    30 mins (rentals tour)
  • Weddings
Rated 5 by MiamiJgal

August 09, 2020

MiamiJgal

Back in time

Although everything was closed due to Covid there is historical info all around this unique park which used to be an amusement park back in the 50s and 60 s Peeking through the windows of an enclosed...

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Rated 4 by Dianna P

August 03, 2020

Dianna P

Interesting

This was an old amusement park. We were there during COVID so we did not see everything that we could have seen but I am still really glad we went.

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Rated 5 by Parisfan072

October 21, 2019

Parisfan072

Reopened and repurposed -- a unique spot!

Glen Echo was an amusement park for years. It closed, I believe in the late 1950s or early 1960s. It is a unique spot with wonderful architecture and a whole new host of attractions, although the...

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