Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park’s newest attraction is the Woodlawn Museum featuring multimedia exhibits throughout the 19th century stone barn. Interactive exhibits highlight the area’s agricultural landscape, the Underground Railroad, local free black communities and the Quaker experience in Montgomery County, revealed through the lives of the Woodlawn’s residents and enslaved laborers.
Hours: Open April – November, Friday/Saturday 10 am – 4 pm, Sunday 12 – 4 pm
Admission: $5.00 Adults, $4.00 Seniors/Children, Free Children 5 & under
Museum tickets available at the visitor center in the historic carriage house. A gift shop, visitor information and restrooms are available. Guided hikes/tours start at the visitor center.
The museum’s three floors of exhibits are designed for a self-guided experience. The building is ADA accessible via exterior entrances.
No food or drink is permitted- bottled water permissible. The stone barn does not have air-conditioning/heat.
Starting March 2018 the historic Woodlawn Manor House is open by guided tour only- paid admission required. Check tour schedule and pricing here.
Available for groups of 10+, 7 days a week. Minimum 2 weeks advance reservation required. (During Spring & Fall tour seasons 3 weeks + is highly recommended.) NOTE: Not all tour options are available year-round.
Picnic & restroom facilities onsite, no food service. Bottled water and light snacks available in the visitor center. Free motor coach bus parking. For information/reservations: email Woodlawn Groups call 301-563-7505 or submit a Tour Request Form
Guided Tour Woodlawn Manor House & Grounds 1 hr. (Year-round) 4th Grade & up Rates: $4.00 person Max: 55 people
A guided exploration of the historic Woodlawn Manor House and grounds.
Guided Hike Underground Railroad Experience Trail 2 – 2 1/2 hrs. (April – November only) 4th Grade & up Rates: $8.00 adults, $7.00 students Max: 75 people
Experience how enslaved freedom seekers traveled on the 19th century Underground Railroad network as “Conductors’ provide historical context. The Woodlawn Museum in the historic stone barn is included. Note: the trail is not ADA accessible.
Guided Tour Woodlawn Museum & Manor House 2 – 2 1/2 hrs. (April – November only) 4th Grade & up Rates: $8.00 person Max: 75 people
Explore the Woodlawn Museum’s exhibits in the 1832 stone barn and the inside of the historic Woodlawn Manor House.
Day at Woodlawn Tour Package 5 hrs. approx. (April – November only) 4th Grade & up Rates: $14.00 per person Max: 75 people
Spend the day at Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park! Includes a guided hike on the Underground Railroad Experience Trail, the Woodlawn Museum and a guided tour of the Woodlawn Manor House. Bring a picnic lunch or ask about renting the Woodlawn Manor House for your group lunch/meeting.
World of Benjamin Palmer Educational Program 1 1/2 hrs. (April – November only) 2nd – 4th Grades Rates: $7.00 students, $8.00 adults Max: 75 students
Experience life at Woodlawn Manor plantation through the eyes of young Benjamin Palmer. This hands-on tour includes chores such as carding wool to make yarn, making 19th century “medicine” using plants and herbs and a visit to the Woodlawn Museum in the 1832 stone barn.
Self-guided Hikes Underground Railroad Experience Trail:
The trail is open year-round, dawn to dusk, free of charge for self-guided group hikes. Restroom facilities are open when the Woodlawn Museum is open. A portable toilet is available at other times. Groups of 35+: Please make prior arrangements with the Park Permits office – email Park Permits or call 301-495-2525.