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Visitor Information

8507 Central Ave*
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
301-333-6560; 240-264-3415; TTY 301-699-2544

*Use rear entrance to gain entry. Further information is located below in 'Location/Directions.'

Ridgeley School is open to the public by appointment only.  Appointments for individual and group tours may be made for Wednesdays from 11 am to 2 pm and the fourth Sunday of each month from 2 pm to 4 pm. The museum is closed for major holidays. 

tour hours (by appointment only)
Wednesdays:  11 am-2 pm 
4th Sunday of month:  2-4 pm 

To make a tour appointment or for more information, please call 240-264-3415

The museum is also available for meetings; please call 240-264-3415 to schedule. 

The facility is operated in partnership with the Prince George’s County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.


8507 Central Ave., Capitol Heights, MD 20743

From the Capital Beltway (I-95/495), take exit 15B to merge onto MD-214 W Central Avenue. Turn left onto Ritchie Road. Continue 1/4 of a mile and turn left onto Truck Way. At the second driveway turn left into Ridgeley School.

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