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Glen Echo Park
Based on 40 traveler reviews
Fun for All
Sep 01, 2014 by: MagicalTravels from Maryland
Glen Echo Park is a lovely place to spend an afternoon. My friends and I have seen 2 puppet shows (the Puppet Co.) and they've been delightful. The carousel is absolutely beautiful and it's fun to ride. I've eaten delicious food in the cafe and enjoyed visiting the artists' studios as well. The house of Clara Barton, the Red Cross founder, is interesting to tour (free). A great place for adults and children.
A Family Destination
Aug 18, 2014 by: jrjojo from Washington DC, District of Columbia
The "new" Glen Echo Park offers attractions for the entire family. Load of parking and accessible to all.
Charming park, beautiful carousel
Aug 17, 2014 by: bishkek09 from Washington, D.C.
The Puppet Company is what brought us here but the beautiful grounds and carousel is what will bring us back. We had a nice stroll and the kids enjoyed the playground. Beautiful venue for a wedding or family get-together and not too crowded on a warm, Sunday afternoon.
Aug 16, 2014 by: Miyelani from Hampstead
The carousel house houses one of only 12 calliopes like it in the world. Wonderful to experience it and the carousel. Hand carved animals, lovingly restored. $1.25 gets you a ride! 3 Jr. Ranger programs here-- one for under 6, one for over 6 and a civil right's one. Lots to learn. Combine with Clara Barton House- a great way to spend the day.
a little disappointing
Jul 28, 2014 by: howho from sherwood park, Alberta
the front facade promises a nice trip to the art deco past, however there are very few places that are open within it during the week so there is not much to enjoy. its probably more like a trip down memory lane for some - overall, its not a bad place for an hour's walk, but aside form the buildings there doesn't eem to be anything else to do.
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