SeaGlass Carousel

HOURS

Open 7 days a week, 10 AM – 10 PM

TICKETS
Tickets $5 on site with cash or card

Experience the Magic of the Sea

“It’s magical and cool.” – Jessica Biel, Gotham Magazine, April 11, 2018

SeaGlass is a magical, aquarium–themed carousel like no other. It is an immersive experience of movement, music, and light. Riders sit inside one of 30 monumental fish becoming both the performers and the audience. It is a spectacular convergence of art and entertainment.

A spiraling pavilion of curved glass and steel, inspired by the chambered nautilus, houses the magical ride. Located off State Street within the Woodland, SeaGlass recalls The Battery’s history as the original home of the New York Aquarium, opened in 1896.

With no center pole, riders move up and down and swirl around. Their interwoven movements simulate multiple swim patterns and give the rider the feeling of underwater weightlessness. Come to this extraordinary ride to the depths of the sea for excitement, wonder, and fintastic FUN.

Please note:
All riders under 42 inches in height must ride on the lap of a supervising adult.

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Fintastic Fun

Host a Party

Celebrate a birthday or special occasion at SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery! Our team of Party Specialists is here to make your event extra special and unforgettable. Parties at SeaGlass are magical experiences set within the adjacent shade-covered terraces. The terraces are surrounded by magnificent perennial gardens designed by internationally acclaimed Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. The adjacent 7-acre Battery Woodland is ideal for running around and playing, as well as relaxing with friends.

Party Packages begin at $535 and can be personalized with our variety of fun Party Enhancements. Book Online, Contact a Party Specialist, or give call 718.788.2676 – we’d love to hear from you!

Book a Party!

 

Deep Sea Divers
1.5 hours in a reserved party area with shade-covered terraces
Up to 15 participants
30 skip-the-line tickets + 30 regular line tickets
Designated Party Host
Goody bags for participants

Ocean Explorers
2 hours in a reserved party area with shade-covered terraces
Up to 15 participants
40 skip-the-line tickets + 40 regular line tickets
Designated Party Host
Goody bags for participants

Aquatic Adventurers
3 hours in a reserved party area with shade covered terraces
Up to 25 participants
90 skip-the-line tickets + 40 regular line tickets
Designated Party Host
Goody bags for participants

Fish Sponsorship Opportunities

If you are interested in sponsoring a SeaGlass fish, please contact Elizabeth Steeves at elizabeth.steeves@thebattery.org or call (212) 344-3495.

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