College Park Airport
Marietta House Museum
Mount Calvert Historical & Archaelogical Park
Patuxent Rural Museums
Riversdale House Museum
Surratt House Museum
Prince George's County, named for Prince George of Denmark, husband of England's Queen Anne, is steeped in notable history. Located adjacent to Washington, DC, Prince George's County proudly celebrated its 300th birthday in 1996. History buffs can learn more about this County's intriguing past by visiting homes, mansions and historic sites that have been restored and preserved for public use, and by attending programs that bring Prince George's County's history to life in vibrant fashion
Special events allow visitors to get a taste of the past; these include lectures, workshops, tours with costumed guides, "period" dinners, teas, mock weddings, and archaeological explorations.
The Commission manages a number of historic sites and museums that celebrate Prince George's County's rich, diverse history and showcase a variety of architectural styles, furnishings, and lifestyles from the past. The county's historical significance in several areas, including politics, agriculture, and transportation, is proudly maintained at these sites, several of which are also available for public rental.
For general information about historic sites and museums, contact the Natural and Historical Resources Division at 301-627-2270; TTY 301-699-2544. For information about a specific historic site or museum, browse the facilities listed on the left.
Explore related activities available for registration in SMARTlink, or click on a facility to the left for non-registration programs and activities.