From the Director: #WeAreGreenbeltHistory

Did you know Greenbelt has a museum? We are often surprised at how many people have expressed that they did not and that is something that we definitely would like to change! Especially as the Greenbelt Museum is the official museum of Greenbelt, Maryland. We not only act as a repository and archive for its Historic Greenbelt core, but also for all of Greenbelt, including Greenbelt East and Greenbelt West. We are your museum. We want to hear your stories. We want your Greenbelt- and New Deal era-related items and materials (if you're ready to part with them!) So what exactly does the Greenbelt Museum do? We consist of the Historic House at 10B Crescent, where we give tours of a 1937 home and

Labor Day Festival 2019

The Greenbelt Labor Day Festival (Aug 31 - Sept. 2) is always a great time for us to open the Historic House for free tours and show off not only our little gem of a house, but also our New Deal community with walking tours. Visitors started off their tour viewing a short film about the history of Greenbelt in 10A Crescent... In addition to tours, we also held our annual Retro Town Fair, which was a hit! Held on the grounds of the Historic House at 10B Crescent, our Retro Town Fair is much like those the earliest Greenbelters enjoyed starting in 1939. Ribbons are awarded for the best entries in a number of categories: flowers, vegetables, baked goods, canned goods and needlework/sewing. You

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.