Museums & Culture

North Brentwood is an integral part of Prince George's County's rich cultural heritage.


For a fuller list of museums, go to


County arts programs (e.g., Monpelier and Harmony Hall arts centers) are listed on PG Parks' Arts in Your Community page.


Below are a few of the museums and cultural centers in North Brentwood and surrounding areas.


Gateway Arts District

Route One (Baltimore Ave / Rhode Island Ave) from Oglethorpe St to Eastern Ave


The Gateway A&E District (North Brentwood, Mt  Rainier, Brentwood, Hyattsville) is a unique cultural community supporting artists living and working along two miles of Route One. Gateway CDC manages attractions such as Brentwood Art Exchange and Mt Rainier's Gateway Media Arts Lab.


p. 301.809.0440

4519 Rhode Island Ave
North Brentwood, MD 20722


Prince George's African American Museum & Cultural Center is an Arts District anchor. It offers tours and kids programs, preserving the county's multicultural heritage through artwork, research, songs, dance, virtual exhibits and events. 


Hours: Temporarily closed.

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Brentwood Exchange

p. 301.277.2863

3901 Rhode Island Ave

Brentwood, MD 20722


Brentwood Arts Exchange is a key part of the Gateway Arts District. Promoting visual arts, BEA has a contemporary art gallery with diverse exhibitions, a craft store with local artisans' wares, concerts, special events, and classes.



Mon - Fri: 10 am - 7 pm

Sat: 10 am - 4 pm


Abraham Hall

p. 240.264.3415

7612 Old Muirkirk Road
Beltsville, MD 20705


Built in 1889, this historic landmark is a top example of an African-American benevolent society lodge: the focal point of Black farmers, and workers from Muirkirk Iron Furnace.  The Hall houses MD-National Capital Park and Planning's Black History program



Mon - Fri: 9 am - 4 pm

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College Park
Aviation Museum

p. 301.864.6029

1985 Corporal Frank Scott Dr College Park, MD 20740


This state-of-the-art museum is at College Park Airport, the world's oldest continuously operating airport (Wilbur Wright instructed the first military aviators here). Exhibits / programs change monthly. For a day trip also visit the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Dulles Airport. 


Mondays: Closed
Tue - Sun: 10 am - 4 pm


National Children's Museum

p. 202.844.2486

1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC


This museum and science center  serves families (kids up to age 12) via interactive exhibits exploring science, tech, engineering, art, and math. They also have virtual STEAM experiences. Cafe with snacks and drinks. Reserve admission tickets.


Mon - Wed: Closed

Thur - Sun: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm and
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm