National Capital Radio & Television Museum

2608 Mitchellville Rd., Bowie, MD 20716 - United States





Free Everyday

Located just thirty minutes from the U.S. Capitol, the National Capital Radio & Television Museum has an extensive collection of historic radio and TV literature and artifacts as well as interactive equipment and experiments.


Things To Do:
Take a tour and see the evolution of radio & television
Review a fabulous collection of vintage receivers and related memorabilia
Listen to radio broadcasts on early radio receivers
Watch early television shows on vintage sets

Things To See:
40 lb. “portable” radio
Reado “radio” that prints out the newspaper
Philco “Mystery” remote control
Radio that takes pictures
TV set showcased at the 1939 World’s Fair

There is a screening of a classic television program every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 2:00 pm. This program has not yet been chosen.

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