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Historical Museums & Dinosaur Park

Historical Museums

Step back in time at one of the seven staffed historical museums and the College Park Aviation Museum to learn about the history of Prince George's County. Earn 1 Fox Point for each historical museum you visit, or earn 2 Fox Points for each program or tour taken at a historical museum. Please contact the sites for details prior to visiting.
College Park Aviation Museum 
1985 Corporal Frank Scott Drive 
College Park 20740
301-864-6029; TTY 301-699-2544  

Darnall's Chance House Museum 

14800 Governor Oden Bowie Drive 
Upper Marlboro 20772
301-952-8010; TTY 301-699-2544

Marietta House Museum 
5626 Bell Station Road 
Glenn Dale 20769
301-464-5291; TTY 301-699-2544
Montpelier Mansion
9650 Muirkirk Road 
Laurel 20708
301-377-7817; TTY 301-699-2544

Mt. Calvert Historical &
Archaeological Park   

16801 Mount Calvert Road 
Upper Marlboro 20772
301-627-1286; TTY 301-699-2544

Patuxent Rural Life Museum 

(within Patuxent River Park)
16000 Croom Airport Road 
Upper Marlboro 20772
301-627-6074; TTY 301-699-2544

Riversdale House Museum 
4811 Riversdale Road 
Riversdale Park 20737
301-864-0420; TTY 301-699-2544
Surratt House Museum 
9118 Brandywine Road 
Clinton 20735
301-868-1121; TTY 301-699-2544

Dinosaur Park

Got fossils? Check out Dinosaur Park and learn about the creatures that roamed Prince George's County millions of years ago! Earn 2 Fox Points by attending a Dinosaur Park Open House.  

Dinosaur Park

13201 Mid-Atlantic Blvd
Laurel 20708

Open Houses are the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month, from 12 noon-4 pm.

For information, please call Park Rangers at 301-627-7755; TTY 301-699-2544