Hours & Directions

Hours

The National Capital Radio & Television Museum is open to the public

Fridays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The museum also can be opened for group and school tours by appointment.

Please call (301) 390-1020 or email info@ncrtv.org for scheduling.

Finding the Museum

2608 Mitchellville Rd, Bowie, Maryland 20716
Phone: 301-390-1020

From the North:

Take either I-95 or the Baltimore-Washington Parkway south to the Washington Beltway (I-495) and head south toward Richmond. Take exit 19 East (U.S. 50) toward Annapolis. Travel about seven miles to Exit 11 (Collington Rd., Bowie, Rt. 197). Bear right on Collington Rd. for just less than one mile, and then turn right on Mitchellville Rd., heading south for 1.3 miles. To your right, you will see a museum sign and driveway just before a stop light (Mt. Oak Rd.). There’s plenty of free parking at the museum.

From Washington, DC:

Take New York Ave (U.S. 50) East toward Annapolis. After you cross the Beltway (I-495), continue on U.S. 50 east for about seven miles to Exit 11 (Collington Rd., Bowie, Rt. 197). Bear right on Collington Rd. for just less than one mile, and then turn right on Mitchellville Rd., heading south for 1.3 miles. To your right, you will see a museum sign and driveway just before a stop light (Mt. Oak Rd.). There’s plenty of free parking at the museum.

From the South:

Drive south on I-95 until the Springfield Interchange, and follow signs for I-95 and I-495 North (they are the same highway for some distance in Virginia and Maryland). You will cross the Potomac River on the Wilson Bridge and drive about 15 miles to Exit 19 East (U.S. 50) toward Annapolis. Travel about seven miles to Exit 11 (Collington Rd., Bowie, Rt. 197). Bear right on Collington Rd. for just less than one mile, and then turn right on Mitchellville Rd., heading south for 1.3 miles. To your right, you will see a museum sign and driveway just before a stop light (Mount Oak Rd.). There’s plenty of free parking at the museum.

From the West:

Take I-270 towards Washington, DC. When you reach the Beltway (I-495) proceed east. Follow the Beltway through Maryland and take Exit 19 East (U.S. 50) toward Annapolis. Travel about seven miles to Exit 11 (Collington Rd., Bowie, Rt. 197). Bear right on Collington Rd. for just less than one mile, and then turn right on Mitchellville Rd., heading south for 1.3 miles. To your right, you will see a museum sign and driveway just before a stop light (Mt. Oak Rd.). There’s plenty of free parking at the museum.