Museums

  1. Women’s History Lecture Series Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Right to Vote

    On the 100th anniversary of the women’s right to vote, join us throughout the year as we recognize the many accomplishments as well as the trials and tribulations that American women have endured to become a critical part of our country's history. Read on...
  2. Wine and Design Nights at Belair Mansion

    Start your weekend with a creative bang! Call your friends and join us at Belair Mansion for a relaxing and fun Friday evening of wine, appetizers and crafting. Bring your favorite beverage and we will provide the scrumptious fare. Read on...
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Overview


Bowie enjoys a rich and diverse historic and cultural heritage, which offers an opportunity to explore our past and better understand our future. With these goals in mind, the City of Bowie has restored and maintains several historic sites. 

The City of Bowie operates the Belair Mansion, the Belair Stable Museum and the Bowie Railroad Station, and Huntington Museum, their collections and exhibits.

The city joins with the Radio History Society to present the National Capital Radio and Television Museum.

The Museum staff is assisted by The Friends of Belair Estate and the Huntington Heritage Society, as well as the Radio History Society and the Prince George's County Genealogical Society, in this mission.

View our collections online!

Mission


The mission of the City of Bowie Museums is to preserve, collect, interpret and celebrate for the public’s appreciation the history, architecture, city plans, and people of Bowie, Maryland, through education and exhibition, archaeology and advocacy of this diverse heritage.