Smithsonian National Zoological Park l Friends of the National Zoo



Speedwell Foundation Conservation Carousel


Outdoor Venue for Morning or Evening Events

Take a ride on the wild side! Our brand new Speedwell Foundation Conservation Carousel showcases over 50 animals from around the zoo and the globe! Come take a spin on one of the few solar powered carousels in the world. Guests who wish to include the carousel in their event site can reserve a private tented area along Olmstead Walk in front of the carousel entrance, or add the space on to an existing event at Great Cats Circle.

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