We are open  every Saturday, May through October from 10 a.m. to 3 pm.

On the 4th Sunday of every month (1-4 pm) we feature a local farm family.  They share with visitors their experiences of life on a Maryland dairy farm.

July 23rd is Ice Cream Sunday at the MOO - when we'll tell you all about Dr. Arbuckle and his work at the University of Maryland, as well a Frank DeHaan and the creamery he managed which packaged school milk for thousands of Maryland and DC children.    

On August 27th learn about African-American dairyman Arnold Hawkins and his early 20th Century partnership with the Atwood Young Farm.

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 (Admission to the MOOseum is free to individual visitors and families on regular open days.)


There are lots of things to see and do at the MOO!!!


School & Scout groups - Summer visits by camp groups are filling up.  Teachers - consider bringing your classes to the MOO in the autumn - a good way to start the school year!*

With activities for the young - and young at heart - we look forward to welcoming you to the MOO.

*Contact the MOOseum ( for information about group tours, joining our mailing list, and activity days.



In June we'll be part of Montgomery County's Heritage Weekend, in July the County-wide Farm Tour, and in August we hope to have a presence at the Montgomery County Fair.   Watch this page for more information about our activities...