Join us at the Museum's historic house at 10-B Crescent immediately after the City’s tree lighting, Friday, November 30 from 7-9pm to see Deco the Halls, an exhibit of art deco and vintage holiday decorations. Take a quick free tour of the house, get a sense of how the holidays were celebrated in the '30s and '40s, and take in how the house sparkles and glows at night. Then peruse the gift shop, freshly stocked with new holiday merchandise. House and gift shop open 7:00pm-9:00pm. FREE! For more information, call 240-542-2064.

Festival of Lights

Shop small, shop local at Greenbelt's Festival of Lights, a juried art and craft fair. We'll be there, too, with tables full of vintage inspired toys, books, Greenbelt ornaments, cards, and much more. The sale takes place Saturday, December 1 from 10am-5pm and Sunday, December 2 from 10am-4pm. Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770. Free admission! 

Holiday Twilight Tour 

December 16, 5pm

10B Crescent

Learn about Greenbelt holiday traditions and view decorations from the pedestrian footpaths near the Museum house. Enjoy homemade gingerbread and cider after the tour! Our gift shop will also be open! 
$8 per person, $2 kids under 12. Bring the whole family/group! Questions? Email, or call 240-542-2064. Estimated tour time: 1 hour. Tours will be cancelled in case of inclement weather, check here for updates. 

Visitor Information

Historic House


The Museum is currently closed with all staff working remotely, but check our blog and join us as we #MuseumFromHome

10B Crescent Rd.

Greenbelt, MD 20770

Open Sundays 1-5 pm

Admission $5 or under

Contact us to visit or book  tours on other days!

Exhibition Gallery


Lenore Thomas Straus Exhibit

Greenbelt Community Center

15 Crescent Rd. 

Greenbelt, MD 20770

Open M-Sat 9am-10pm, 

Sundays 10am-7pm

Greenbelt Museum Office

15 Crescent Road

Greenbelt, Maryland 20770


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Preserving and sharing the New Deal history of an experimental planned community built by FDR in suburban Maryland in 1937 and still thriving today.