Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation
Riversdale House Museum
 > Home Page > Sites & Museums > Riversdale House Museum > Visitor Information

Visitor Information

4811 Riverdale Road
Riverdale Park, Maryland 20737 

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

Hours
Tours
Friday and Sunday afternoons, 12 noon - 3:30 pm. 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. 

Museum Shop
The museum shop is open during guided tour hours, Fridays and Sundays, 12 noon - 3:30 pm, and during special events.

Group Tours
Weekday group tours for 10 or more are available by advance appointment only. 

Visitor Center | Offices
The Visitor Center and offices are open Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm, and during regular Sunday tour hours.  A small permanent exhibit highlights the history and archaeology of the site. 

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 

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.

Need a Ride?

TheBus 
Washington Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA)


wifi symbol