City of College Park ~ Local Attractions

 

College Park Airport  

“Cradle of American Aviation”

World’s oldest continuously operated airport, established in 1909

1909 Corporal Frank Scott Drive, College Park

301-864-5844

www.pgparks.com/places/historic/cpairport.html

   

College Park Aviation Museum

A 27,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, located on the grounds of the College Park Airport

The gallery is a one-eighth scale replica of the hangar the Wright Brothers built to house their

    first military aeroplane.  It was here in 1909 that Wilbur Wright gave instruction to the first

    military officers to fly a government aeroplane.

The museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (except major holidays).

1985 Corporal Frank Scott Drive, College Park

301-864-6029

 www.pgparks.com/places/historic/cpam/index.html

   

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at Maryland

Occupying 318,000 square feet and situated on a 17-acre site at the northwest end of the

    campus, the Center is a state-of-the-art performing arts “village” on the University of

    Maryland campus, comprised of 10 interconnected structures.  It is designed to serve the

    music, theatre and dance divisions of the University, and in so doing, be a true center of

    performing arts for regional audiences and national and international professionals.

Stadium Drive

University of Maryland, College Park

301-405-ARTS

www.claricesmithcenter.umd.edu  

 

Byrd Stadium

Home of the University of Maryland “Terrapins” football team

Stadium Drive

University of Maryland, College Park

301-314-7070 (Terrapin Ticket Office)

www.fansonly.com/schools//md/genrel//092600aaf.html

     

Comcast Center

 Home of the University of Maryland “Terrapins” basketball team

Paint Branch Drive

University of Maryland, College Park

301-314-7070 (Terrapin Ticket Office)

umterps.ocsn.com/genrel/101802aab.html

   

National Archives II at College Park

Research hours are 8:45 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday and Wednesday; 

8:45 a.m.-9:00 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Friday;

 8:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Saturday; 

closed Sunday and federal holidays.

8601 Adelphi Road, College Park

www.archives.gov  

 

Lake Artemesia

Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission (M-NCPPC)

College Park / Berwyn Heights

www.pgparks.com/places/nature/artemesia.html

 

Goddard Space Flight Center

National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA)

Visitor Center

Greenbelt Road and Soil Conservation Road

Greenbelt, Maryland 20771

301-286-8955

www.gsfc.nasa.gov