SeaGlass Carousel


Open Saturdays, Sundays, and NYC public school holidays 11-7 (weather permitting)

Tickets $5 on site with cash or card

Experience the Magic of the Sea

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

SeaGlassThe Battery Conservancy invites you to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, graduation parties, and other special occasions at SeaGlass. All parties include the use of the beautiful SeaGlass Terraces with tables, chairs, and shade structures adjacent to the carousel.

Parties packages begin at $535. Contact for further information.


Deep Sea Divers
1.5 hour party
15 riders
30 skip-the-line tickets
+30 regular line tickets

Ocean Explorers
2 hour party
15 riders
40 skip-the-line tickets
+30 regular line tickets

Aquatic Adventurers
3 hour party
25 riders
90 skip-the-line tickets
+30 regular line tickets

Fish Sponsorship Opportunities

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

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