National Capital Radio & Television Museum

  1. Belair Mansion Debuts its Holiday Finery Beginning Dec. 4

    Ring in the holiday season at Belair Mansion! The Mansion will be decked out in holiday finery starting Dec. 4. Stop by that afternoon to see the decorations and revel in the live holiday music from local favorite…Bedlam.
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    Drop by City Hall and the Old Town Bowie Welcome Center to drop off your letter to Santa Claus! Read on...
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Radio and Television MuseumAbout

Located in a 1906 storekeeper’s house, the National Capital Radio and Television Museum explores broadcast history from the earliest days of wireless telegraph to the development of television.

A fascinating collection of broadcast memorabilia includes Depression-era cathedral radios, early televisions, “French Fry” transistors, crystal sets…and even the sound effects equipment from Washington’s legendary Walker and Scott radio program.

Museum Information

Group tours for 10 or more persons are available. Please call 301-390-1020 to arrange a tour. Admission is free; donations are welcomed.