Celebrate Labor Day with the Greenbelt Museum!

2017 Printable Weekend Guide

Walking Tour

Saturday, September 2, 9am 

Take a free history-filled walking tour. The tour will leave from the museum’s historic house at 10-B Crescent Road. Learn aboutGreenbelt’s unique design and why the community is a National Historic Landmark.  The tour is free but space is limited and will leave promptly at 9am. Please note: in the event of inclement weather, the tour will be cancelled. 

Retro Town Fair

Sunday, September 3, 2pm-4pm

The Retro Town Fair is BACK and in a new location! The Fair will take place on the grounds of the Museum house at 10B Crescent. Our Retro Town Fair is much like those the earliest Greenbelters enjoyed starting in 1939. Ribbons will be awarded for the best entries in a number of categories: flowers, vegetables, baked goods, canned goods and needlework/sewing. Entries accepted 11am-12pm and must be accompanied by a completed submission form. Entries will be on display from 2-4pm. All items must be picked up between 4-5pm. Questions? Please email or call Education and Volunteer Coordinator, Sheila Maffay-Tuthill at education@greenbeltmuseum.org or 240-542-2064. This event will go on rain or shine!

Historic House Tours

Sunday, September 3, 1pm-5pm 

Monday, September 4, 11am-3pm

Museum house open free of charge! Come by 10-B Crescent for quick tours, to check out the gift shop, and to see how well we've recovered from the severe water damage last fall!  Our historic house features furniture designed by the federal government to fit Greenbelt homes, and so much more! 

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.