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Visitor Information

4811 Riverdale Road
Riverdale Park, Maryland 20737 

301-864-0420; TTY 301-699-2544

Riversdale House Museum and the Museum Shop are open year-round on Friday and Sunday afternoons. Guided tours begin on the quarter hour at 12:15, 12:45, 1:15, 1:45, 2:15, 2:45, and 3:15 pm.

Purchase tickets at the Visitor Center, where an exhibit highlights the history and archeology of the estate. Weekday group tours for 10 or more are available by appointment.

Riversdale is available for weddings, receptions, and meetings. Browse our Rental Details for more information. 

Admission

  • Adults: $5/person
  • Seniors and Groups of 10 or more: $4/person
  • Ages 5-18 and Students with ID: $2/person
  • Ages 4 & under: Free 

Office/Visitor Center

The historic house is open for tours on Fridays & Sundays.

Guided tours begin at the Visitor Center on the quarter hour at 12:15, 12:45, 1:15, 1:45, 2:15, 2:45, and 3:15 pm.

The Visitor Center and offices are open Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm, and during regular Sunday tour hours. 

Location/Directions

Located on Riverdale Road, 2 blocks south of East-West Highway, between Route 1 and Kenilworth Avenue. 



From 1-95 & 1-495/Capital Beltway: 
- Take Exit 23, Rte 201/Kenilworth Avenue South. 
- Proceed about 3 miles to the intersection of Kenilworth and Rte 410/East-West Highway. 
- Turn right (west on Rte 410) and go to the first stop light. 
- Turn left onto Taylor Rd. 
- Go 2 short blocks and turn right onto Riverdale Rd.; proceed 1 ½ blocks to Riversdale on the left.
- Buses may proceed up the driveway.
- (For Visitor Center parking lot, proceed to 48th Ave. and turn left.)

From US 50 East: 
- Proceed past the Beltway to Exit 5 and bear right to Rte. 410 West.
- Turn left where Rte 410 and Riverdale Rd. combine. 
- Stay on Rte. 410 through the light at Rte. 201/Kenilworth Ave. 
- Go ½ mile to the next traffic light and turn left on Taylor Rd. 
- Go 2 short blocks and turn right onto Riverdale Rd.; proceed 1 ½ blocks to Riversdale on the left.
- Buses may proceed up the driveway.
- (For Visitor Center parking lot, proceed to 48th Ave. and turn left.)

From 1-295/Baltimore-Washington Parkway: 
- Exit at Rte. 410/East-West Highway towards Hyattsville/Riverdale Park.
- Turn onto Rte. 410/East-West Highway 
- Stay on Rte. 410 through the light at Rte. 201/Kenilworth Ave. 
- Go ½ mile to the next traffic light and turn left on Taylor Rd. 
- Go 2 short blocks and turn right onto Riverdale Rd.; proceed 1 ½ blocks to Riversdale on the left.
- Buses may proceed up the driveway.
- (For Visitor Center parking lot, proceed to 48th Ave. and turn left.)

From Route 1: 
- Turn on Queensbury Rd (turn RIGHT if heading northbound; turn LEFT if heading southbound). 
- Go over railroad tracks and turn right on 48th Avenue. 
- Proceed 2 blocks and turn left into Visitor Center parking lot.

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