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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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...
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September 2, 2019
It looks like time stopped at glen echo. You find old buildings still standing up that make you travel back in time There are few art exhibitions and you get a drink and pasty