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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., Montpelier 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/around North Brentwood.

Gateway Arts District gallery painting in North Brentwood Maryland

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.

Prince George's African American Museum & Cultural Center in North Brentwood Maryland


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.

Brentwood Arts Exchange part of Gateway Arts District near North Brentwood

Brentwood Exchange

p. 301.277.2863

3901 Rhode Island Ave

Brentwood, MD 20722


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



Mon - Fri: 10 am - 7 pm

Sat: 10 am - 4 pm

Abraham Hall in Beltsville is a historic attraction near North Brentwood Maryland

Abraham Hall

p. 240.264.3415

7612 Old Muirkirk Road
Beltsville, MD 20705


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



Mon - Fri: 9 am - 4 pm

college park aviation museum is an attraction near North Brentwood Maryland

College Park
Aviation Museum

p. 301.864.6029

1985 Corporal Frank Scott Dr College Park, MD 20740


This museum is at College Park Airport, the world's oldest continuously operating airport (Wilbur Wright taught military aviators here). Exhibits and  programs change monthly. Also nearby: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Dulles Airport. 


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

National Childrens Museum in College Park is an attraction near North Brentwood Maryland

National Children's Museum

p. 202.844.2486

1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC


This museum and science center  for families (kids up to age 12). Interactive exhibits explore science, tech, engineering, art, and math. They also have virtual STEAM experiences. Cafe with snacks / drinks. Reserve tickets.


Mon - Wed: Closed

Thur - Sun: 9:3 0 am - 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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