The National Capital Radio & Television Museum operates in Bowie, Maryland, and also curates continuing exhibits elsewhere. Opened in 1999, the Museum is open to visitors three days a week.
The National Capital Radio & Television Museum is open to the public.
$7.00 for adults
$5.00 for seniors, students, and Bowie residents
Free for children under 5 years
Free for Museum members
Fridays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
No reservations are necessary for groups of 6 or less during regular hours.
Please review our Covid-19 Policy to effectively prepare for your visit.
Appointments are strongly encouraged for groups of 8 or more. The Museum also can be opened for special and school tours by appointment.
From Spark to Byte
Leading Up to WW2
The Rise of Television
Current Special Exhibit
Nothing from December 10, 2023 to January 10, 2024.
Support the Museum
We encourage all organizations and individuals to engage and support the National Capital Radio & Television Museum with preserving the History of Broadcast for years to come. Please explore the ways you and your organization can and support the museum and help us tell the story of Broadcast around the world.
Thank You to Our Sponsors
The National Capital Radio & Television Museum is thankful for our sponsors that allow us to continue to provide the public with the artifacts and stories that are part of the foundation of broadcast today. For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please visit our corporate sponsorships page.