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Greenbelt Museum

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Great museum for grandchildren to see,

Great museum for grandchildren to see, Works Progress Administration (WPA), largest of the New Deal... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2018
Dr Debbie H
Very interesting history of this community

What a lovely genuine experience to tour this original house from the era, our friends once lived... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2016
Michael C
Brisbane, Australia
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Jan 2, 2018
“Great museum for grandchildren to see,”
Sep 2, 2016
“Very interesting history of this community”
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

Great museum for grandchildren to see, Works Progress Administration (WPA), largest of the New Deal programs.to employ artists, writers, able to pursue their craft in ways they had not been able to do before. careers such as Berenice Abbott, Benjamin Abramowitz, Thomas Hart Benton, Jacob...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

What a lovely genuine experience to tour this original house from the era, our friends once lived in this community and it was great to understand the concept behind this community.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Most people have no idea what a cutting edge and innovative community, historic Greenbelt, Maryland is. Thus museum tells the story of the city's interesting and storied past. Not a large museum, but a terrific place to spend a couple of hours and discover what...More

2  Thank barymad
Reviewed June 27, 2016

The museum is a living tribute to The New Deal and the Roosevelts. There's a museum, which is one of the original homes decorated as it would have been when it originally opened. There is also a tour of the area, which was wonderful. The...More

1  Thank Krkinva
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Lots of things to see from early Greenbelt days. I like that you can contribute items so others can enjoy them. Friendly staff.

1  Thank rosivdapirt_12
Reviewed April 15, 2016

The museum is quite small as it fits into one unit of the homes built as part of the green cities program of Roosevelt's New Deal. The home is furnished in period furniture, much of it items that were original to the community. The office/interpretive...More

2  Thank polanka221
Reviewed March 6, 2016

My husband and I are always looking for weekend day trips and happened upon this museum while googling for something to do on a unseasonably temperate day. Only 20 or so minutes from our home, we decided to give it a try. Honestly, our expectations...More

2  Thank jazzbird925
Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

The greenbelt museum is actually pictured in the lower right. We spent an afternoon listening to historical information from the two great hosts of the museum. Then you get to tour one of the small homes in this historic area. It might be a small...More

2  Thank packmule92
Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stop b this museum and see if you have what it takes to live in a little home. And by little I mean approx 700 sq feet. Many still do in a planned community that this museum is located in. Ask questions, listen to stories...More

1  Thank mugglesmom
Reviewed April 26, 2014

If you have a few hours to spend in the area this museum is well worth the time. Even though it is scheduled to be open only Sunday afternoons I contacted the staff and Stacy was very accommodating. We met on Thursday morning and she...More

1  Thank Betty33958
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