Behnke Lecture Video Available

On May 2, Stephanie Fleming, Vice President of Behnke Nurseries (and granddaughter of the founders) gave a Greenbelt Museum lecture about the history of the beloved local institution, which closed its gates this past weekend after 89 years. It is now available to watch above or on the City of Greenbelt's YouTube channel. Stay tuned for information about a screening of the lecture in the late Summer. #horticulture #lecture #gardening #history #community #princegeorgescounty

Greenbelt School Building Wayside Panel

Unveiled on June 1, the City of Greenbelt's newest wayside panel is now up! The Greenbelt Museum was instrumental in the creation of a new panel about the Greenbelt School Building, in front of the site of what is now the Dora Kennedy French Immersion School on Edmonston Road. The school originally opened in 1938 as Greenbelt High, serving students from Beltsville, Branchville, Berwyn Heights and College Park as well. The first addition was constructed in 1945 (others were built in 1953, 1957, 1963 and 1969) and it served as the high school until 1951, when it became Greenbelt Junior High School. The school was desegregated in 1955 and a new Greenbelt Middle School (located behind the origin

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

301-507-6582 

info@greenbeltmuseum.org

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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.