The City of Bowie Museums are closed to the public due to COVID-19. This includes Belair Mansion, Belair Stable, Old Town Bowie Welcome Center and the Bowie Railroad Museum. Please check back periodically to view changes in City Museum’s status.
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.
Group tours for 10 or more persons are available. Please call 301-390-1020 to arrange a tour. Admission is free; donations are welcomed.