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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August 3, 2020
Dianna P
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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October 21, 2019
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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September 11, 2019
Their Spanish ballroom is one of the best ballrooms in the US to dance. Great park, great ballroom, great fun. When I lived near the DC area, I produced and narrated Swing Night, a documentary about...