Button Farm Season Opens

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Button Farm 2024 season will run from June 29th-October 26th. We will be open the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month from 12-3pm. Please check out Calendar of Events details or our Programs & Tours page to book a private visit. 

Coming To the Table Annual Potluck

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Saturday, July 13, 2024
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join CTTT-Montgomery and the Menare Foundation, Inc. at Button Farm for an afternoon of food, fun and networking as we explore the beautiful and scenic grounds (the Commons, Museum Garden, Animal Pens, Historic Outbuildings and Slave Cemetery) while connecting with local CTTT members, family, and friends.


Our Supporters

Q: What Should I Expect?

A: Button Farm is an all-outdoor facility. You will be visiting a 40-acre farm in a 6,000-acre park. Expect to see wildlife, historical landscapes and to have an out of doors experience. There are many hands-on and self-guided activities. We also connect to miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails just off of our main entrance. Come out and enjoy the extended park experiences, try something new and challenge yourself.

Q: What Should I Bring? 

A: Dress comfortably and casually. Wear attire appropriate for the weather conditions as all of our public facilities are open to the elements. Wear comfortable shoes (no heels) as you will be walking on bare ground and grass. If you have allergies or medical concerns remember to bring all necessary medications. Those with potentially life-threatening health conditions should arise our staff of your needs prior to arriving at our site. Many visitors enjoy using their phone cameras to capture the day’s events. All visitors must CARRY A MASK at all times for the safety of themselves and others. Bring bottled water and bug spray if needed.

Q: What Shouldn’t I Bring? 

A: Do not bring any loose-fitting jewelry, expensive accessories, or items of value that might get lost. Valuables should be left at home or locked inside of your vehicle. Pets, with the exception of service animals, are prohibited. As we are located inside Seneca Creek State Park, we are a “Leave No Trace” facility and we do not have trash receptacles of any kind. All disposable products you bring in (food, trash, etc.) must be carried out with you when you leave. Please bring the necessary garbage bags, etc. you will need to carry your trash.

Directions to Button Farm Living History Museum

16820 Black Rock Road
Germantown, MD 20874

BUS WARNING!: If arriving by bus you MUST CONTACT US IN ADVANCE so that special arrangements can be made. Buses cannot be parked on our property and will be directed to off-site parking location after dropping passengers at our front gate. At the designated time of departure, they may return to pick up passengers at the front entrance to the farm. Buses must also follow ONLY the printed directions below. Buses that come via Route 28 WILL BE UNABLE TO UNLOAD OR TURN AROUND. Please arrive no more than 15 minutes prior to your scheduled time. Thank you!

If lost you may try to reach us at 202.903.4140

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