Visitor & Welcome Centers

Prince George’s County Conference & Visitors Bureau
9200 Basil Court, Suite 101
Largo, MD 20774
301-925-8300
Visit Prince Georges
Reunion Capital USA
Historic Prince Georges
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Hours: M-F, 9-5pm (closed State & Federal Holidays)
The office of the Conference & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is filled with resources and brochures about Prince George’s County and the State of Maryland. We have information regarding area:

Accommodations
Attractions
Directions
Events & Activities
Meeting & Event Venues
Sightseeing & Tour Opportunities
State Destinations

Directions to the CVB: The Conference & Visitors Bureau is conveniently located just off the Capital Beltway (495) and Landover Road (202) in Largo, MD. We are within easy access from I-95, Route 50, Route 301 and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. From the Beltway, take exit 17A toward Upper Marlboro. Turn right at light onto McCormick Drive. Immediate right onto Basil Court. We are located on the first floor in the Inglewood Centre building (9200 Basil Court) on the right.


Visitor Center – University of Maryland
1201 Turner Hall
College Park, MD 20742
301-314-7777
Additional Information
Hours: M-F, 8-5pm; Sat, 9-3 pm (closed State & Federal Holidays)
Each year the University of Maryland welcomes more than 40,000 visitors at our Visitor Center, located in Turner Hall. A great place to begin any campus visit, our friendly and informed staff is available to give you a warm Terrapin welcome. Drop by for parking information, directions, campus maps, and Visitor Guides.


Battle of Bladensburg Visitor Center
Bladensburg Waterfront Park
4601 Annapolis Road
Bladensburg, MD 20710
301-927-8819
Hours: Daily, 10 am-4 pm
The Battle of Bladensburg Visitor Center is located along the Anacostia River near the site of The Battle of Bladensburg, which occurred on August 24,1814. This devastating American loss allowed the British to proceed into Washington, D.C. where many government buildings were burned including the U.S. Capitol and The White House.


Conferences & Visitor Services – University of Maryland
4321 Hartwick Road, Suite 500
College Park, MD 20740
301-314-7884
Additional Information
Hours: M-F, 8-5pm; (closed State & Federal Holidays)
Whether you are interested in becoming a student, attending an athletic or cultural event, looking to host your special day on campus, or simply having a fun family weekend; our experience staff and comprehensive website will help you enhance your on-campus experience. Campus maps, campus attractions, and special events, and other relevant information are available to you on our website for your convenience.


NASA Goddard Space Flight Center – Visitor Center
ICESat Road
Greenbelt, MD 20771
301-286-8981
Additional Information
Hours:  Sept-June T-F 10-3 pm, Sat/Sun noon-4 pm; Jul-Aug T-F 10-5 pm, Sat/Sun noon-4 pm (closed State & Federal Holidays)
The visitor center demonstrates Goddard’s innovative and exciting work in Earth science, astrophysics, heliophysics, planetary science, engineering, communication and technology development. Browse the unique, informative exhibits and learn about climate change, climb inside a Gemini capsule model, encourage a child to dream as he or she pulls on our kid-sized space suit, or participate in one of the monthly model rocket launches.


Old Town Bowie Welcome Center & Interactive Children’s Museum
8606 Chestnut Avenue
Bowie, MD 20716
301-575-2488
Additional Information
Hours: Tue-Sun, 10-4 pm (closed State & Federal Holidays)
Built in 1929, the Bowie Building Association now contains local area visitor information, hands on activities for children, and exhibits on the history of Old Bowie and its past as a close-knit local railroad community. The Welcome Center hosts a number of family-oriented events over the year, including “Kids Kaboose” for youngsters and the annual Trainspotting day each November. Admission is free; donations are welcomed.


Potomac River Heritage Visitors Center
at Tanger Outlets

6800 Oxon Hill Rd. #98
National Harbor, MD 20745
www.potomacrivertourism.com
Hours: Mon-Sat, 9-9pm, Sun, 11-6pm
Located at the Tanger Outlets/National Harbor, adjacent to Shopper Services, the Visitors Center features Experience Salubria, a curated collective of historic facts that establishes Southern Prince George’s County as the front door to Maryland’s epic heritage. The collective consists of four destination points: two commemorative bronze plaques; the Salubria Memorial Garden; and, the Potomac River Heritage Visitors Center. Each destination point offers a unique way to engage, reflect, and celebrate history and diverse cultures in Prince George’s County. The design elements and visual markers guide visitors from pre-Civil War footprints to contemporary realities.


Maryland Welcome Centers

Welcome Centers are positioned throughout the state on major highways. They are wonderful resources and provide various services including tourist and directional assistance, travel brochures, a respite from driving, rest rooms, and vending machines. Just outside of Prince George’s County, there are two Welcome Centers located off Interstate 95 (outside of Laurel, MD) between Baltimore and Washington. The Southbound site serves traffic heading towards Washington, DC and points south. The Northbound site serves traffic heading toward the Baltimore/Annapolis area and points north.

I-95 South Welcome Center
Savage, MD 20763
I-95 South, between Exits 35 & 38
301-490-2444
Additional Information
Hours: Wed-Sun., 8:30-4:30 pm (May-Oct.); Thu-Sun, 8:30-4:30 pm (Nov-Apr)
(closed State & Federal Holidays)
WIFI available


I-95 North Welcome Center
Savage, MD 20763
I-95 North, between Exits 35 & 38
301-490-1333
Additional Information
Hours: Wed-sun., 8:30-4:30 pm (May-Oct); Thu-Sun, 8:30-4:30 pm (Nov-Apr)
(closed State & Federal holidays)
WIFI available