National Capital Radio & Television Museum

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Museum displays an extensive collection of vintage radios and televisions including working displays and hands-on activities. Group tours available by appointment.


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2608 Mitchelville Rd
PO Box 1809
Bowie, MD
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  • Educational Resources Available
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Group Tour Rates Offered
  • Group-Friendly
  • Guided Tours/Guide Available
  • Maximum Group Participants
  • Tour Length
    50 min- 90 min
Rated 5 by Douglas H

November 05, 2022

Douglas H

Wonderful collection of early radios and televisions

Did you know there was once a system to deliver printed newspaper stories by radio? Did you know an early television system created images with a spinning metal disc? Did you know there was a...

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Rated 5 by Travelscribe

August 24, 2022


A surprisingly fun experience

Set in what looks to be a vintage house, there's lots of cool old items and very helpful personnel to help you enjoy it. Highly recommended!

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Rated 5 by Adam20191

October 24, 2021


Remarkable collection of radio and TV equipment

This museum, currently located in a modest, Bowie-owned structure, houses an astonishing collection of radio and television artifacts, some dating back to the 1920s. The breadth and scale is highly...

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