MARYLAND AT A GLANCE

MUSEUMS

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY


[photo, Darnall's Chance, 14800 Gov. Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, Maryland] Abraham Hall
7612 Old Muirkirk Road, Beltsville, MD 20705
(240) 264-3415
e-mail: blackhistory@pgparks.com
web: www.pgparks.com/3004/Abraham-Hall


Darnall's Chance, 14800 Gov. Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, Maryland, October 2006. Photo by Diane F. Evartt


Airmen Memorial Museum
Air Force Sergeants Association International Headquarters
5211 Auth Road, Suitland, MD 20746
(closed)

Battle of Bladensburg Visitor Center
4601 Annapolis Road, Bladensburg, MD 20710
(closed 2019)

Billingsley House Museum
6900 Green Landing Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(301) 627-0730; fax: (301) 627-7085
e-mail: billingsleyhouse@pgparks.com
web: www.pgparks.com/3024/Billingsley-House

Bowie Museums
Belair Mansion, 12207 Tulip Grove Dr., Bowie, MD 20715
(301) 809-3089
e-mail: sproctor@cityofbowie.org
web: https://www.cityofbowie.org/106/Museums

Brentwood Arts Exchange (part of Gateway Arts Center)
3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD 20722
(301) 277-2863
e-mail: brentwoodarts@pgparks.com
web: http://arts.pgparks.com/1782/Brentwood-Arts-Exchange

College Park Aviation Museum
College Park Airport, 1985 Corporal Frank Scott Drive, College Park, MD 20740
(301) 864-6029; fax: (301) 927-6472
e-mail: collegeparkaviation@pgparks.com
web: www.collegeparkaviationmuseum.com/1594/About-the-Museum

Columbia Air Center
16000 Croom Airport Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(301) 627-6074
web: www.pgparks.com/3053/Columbia-Air-Center


[photo, Darnall's Chance, 14800 Gov. Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, Maryland] Darnall's Chance
14800 Gov. Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(301) 952-8010
e-mail: darnallschance@pgparks.com
web: www.mncppc.org/3055/Darnalls-Chance-House-Museum


Darnall's Chance, 14800 Gov. Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, Maryland, October 2007. Photo by Diane F. Evartt


Dinosaur Park
13100 Mid-Atlantic Blvd., Laurel, MD 20708
(301) 627-1286
e-mail: dinosaurpark@pgparks.com
web: http://outdoors.pgparks.com/3259/Dinosaur-Park

Dorsey Chapel
10704 Brookland Road, Glenn Dale, MD 20769
(240) 264-3415
e-mail: dorseychapel@pgparks.com
web: www.pgparks.com/3047/Dorsey-Chapel
(open by appointment)

Fort Washington Park
13551 Fort Washington Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744 - 7044
(301) 763-4600; fax: (301) 763-1389
web: www.nps.gov/fowa/index.htm

Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center
ICESat Road, Greenbelt, MD 20771 - 2400
(301) 286-8981
e-mail: GSFC-VisitorCenter@mail.nasa.gov
web: www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/visitor/home/index.html

Greenbelt Museum
10B Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770
(301) 507-6582
e-mail: info@greenbeltmuseum.org
web: www.greenbeltmuseum.org/

John Wayne Museum
6860 Race Track Road, Bowie, MD 20715
(closed in Jan. 2015)

Laurel Museum
Laurel Historical Society, 817 Main St., Laurel, MD 20707
(301) 725-7975
e-mail: info@laurelhistoricalsociety.com
web: www.laurelhistoricalsociety.org/

Marietta House Museum (U.S. Supreme Court Justice Gabriel Duvall)
5626 Bell Station Road, Glenn Dale, MD 20769
(301) 464-5291
e-mail: mariettahouse@pgparks.com
web: www.pgparks.com/3072/Marietta-House-Museum

Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission (Prince George's County)
(two nature centers provide natural history programs & exhibits)
Department of Parks & Recreation, 6600 Kenilworth Ave., Riverdale, MD 20737
(301) 699-2255
e-mail: customerservice@pgparks.com
web: www.mncppc.org/

Montpelier Mansion
9650 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, MD 20708
(301) 377-7817; fax: (301) 377-7818
e-mail: montpeliermansion@pgparks.com
web: www.pgparks.com/3044/Montpelier-Mansion-Historic-Site

Mount Calvert Historical & Archaeological Park
16801 Mount Calvert Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(301) 627-1286
web: www.pgparks.com/3007/Mount-Calvert-Historical-Archaeological-
(closed for renovation)

National Capital Radio & Television Museum
2608 Mitchellville Road, Bowie, MD 20716
(301) 390-1020
e-mail: info@ncrtv.org
web: https://ncrtv.org/

National Children's Museum
web: http://nationalchildrensmuseum.org/
(moved in Nov. 2019 to Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC)


[photo, Red Devon Cattle, National Colonial Farm Museum, Accokeek, Maryland] National Colonial Farm (includes Laurel Branch house & tobacco barn)
Accokeek Foundation, 3400 Bryan Point Road, Accokeek, MD 20607
(301) 283-2113
e-mail: info@accokeek.org
web: www.accokeekfoundation.org/national-colonial-farm
(closed for renovation)

Red Devon Cattle, National Colonial Farm Museum, Accokeek, Maryland, May 2011. Photo by Diane F. Evartt


National Museum of Language
P.O. Box 453
Greenbelt, MD 20768 - 0453
(301) 864-7071
e-mail: info@languagemuseum.org
web: http://languagemuseum.org/
(virtual format; building closed in Sept. 2014)

Newton White Mansion
2708 Enterprise Road, Mitchellville, MD 20721
(301) 249-2004; fax (301) 249-8009
e-mail: newtonwhitemansion@pgparks.com
web: www.pgparks.com/3008/Newton-White-Mansion

Northhampton Slave Quarters Archaeological Site
10915 Water Port Court, Bowie, MD 20721
(301) 627-1286
web: www.pgparks.com/3009/Northampton-Plantation-Slave-Quarters

Nottingham School
17410 Nottingham Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(301) 464-5291
web: www.pgparks.com/3015/Nottingham-School

Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm
6411 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill, MD 20745 - 1100
(301) 839-1176, (301) 763-1062; fax: (301) 567-8050
web: www.nps.gov/oxhi/index.htm

Patuxent Research Refuge
(301) 497-5770
e-mail: jd_bolden@fws.gov
web: www.fws.gov/refuge/Patuxent/


[photo, W. Henry Duvall Tool Museum, Patuxent River Park, 16000 Croom Airport Road, Upper Marlboro, Maryland] Patuxent Rural Life Museums
Patuxent River Park, 16000 Croom Airport Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 - 8395
(301) 627-6074
web: www.pgparks.com/3021/Patuxent-Rural-Life-Museums


W. Henry Duvall Tool Museum, Patuxent River Park, 16000 Croom Airport Road, Upper Marlboro, Maryland, April 2014. Photo by Diane F. Evartt


[photo, Charles Duckett Freedman's Cabin, Patuxent River Park, 16000 Croom Airport Road, Upper Marlboro, Maryland] Patuxent Rural Life Museums, include:
  • Blacksmith Shop with Farrier & Tack Shop
  • Charles Duckett Log Cabin
  • Hunting, Fishing, & Trapping Museum
  • Sears Roebuck & Company Simplex Sectional House
  • Tobacco Farming Museum
  • W. Henry Duvall Tool Museum



    Charles Duckett Freedman's Cabin, Patuxent River Park, 16000 Croom Airport Road, Upper Marlboro, Maryland, April 2014. Photo by Diane F. Evartt


    Poplar Hill on His Lordship's Kindness (historic house)
    7606 Woodyard Road, Clinton, MD 20735
    (301) 856-0358
    e-mail: poplar.hill@verizon.net
    web: www.poplarhillonhlk.com/

    Prince George's African American Museum & Cultural Center
    4519 Rhode Island Ave., North Brentwood, MD 20722
    (301) 809-0440
    e-mail: info@pgaamcc.org
    web: https://pgaamcc.org/

    Prince George's County Hall of Fame (portraits of outstanding Prince Georgians hung in County's public buildings)
    (301) 220-0330
    e-mail: info@pghistory.org
    web: https://pghistory.org/hall-of-fame/

    Ridgeley Rosenwald School
    8507 Central Ave., Capitol Heights, MD 20743
    (240) 264-3415
    e-mail: blackhistory@pgparks.com
    web: www.pgparks.com/3022/Ridgeley-Rosenwald-School

    Riversdale House Museum (Calvert Mansion)
    4811 Riverdale Road, Riverdale Park, MD 20737
    (301) 864-0420
    e-mail: riversdale@pgparks.com
    web: www.pgparks.com/3023/Riversdale-House-Museum

    Seabrook Schoolhouse
    6116 Seabrook Road, Lanham, MD 20706
    (301) 464-5291
    web: www.pgparks.com/3036/Seabrook-Schoolhouse

    Snow Hill Manor
    13301 Laurel-Bowie Road, Laurel, MD 20708
    (301) 725-6037; fax (301) 498-2053
    e-mail: snowhillmanor@pgparks.com
    web: www.pgparks.com/3005/Snow-Hill-Manor

    Surratt House Museum (home of Mary Surratt, hanged as conspirator in Lincoln assassination)
    9118 Brandywine Road, Clinton, MD 20735
    (301) 868-1121; fax: (301) 868-8177
    e-mail: surratthouse@pgparks.com
    web: www.pgparks.com/3037/Surratt-House-Museum

    University of Maryland Art Gallery
    2202 Parren J. Mitchell Art-Sociology Building, 3834 Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20742
    (301) 405-2763
    e-mail: artgallery@umd.edu
    web: https://artgallery.umd.edu/

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