Bowie Train Station Museum 8614 Chestnut Ave, Bowie, MD20715 A trip to Bowie would not be complete without a visit to where it all began. After the Civil War, Oden Bowie…More masterminded the development of two major railroads traveling to D.C. and Southern Maryland. Bowie Station served as the junction between the two lines. The station's central location quickly grew popular and thus a city was formed around it. While the railroad is still in use, the station has not been since 1989. The station buildings were declared a musuem in 1994 and are now available for touring. You can walk through the passenger depot, hang out in the tower (which still features the authentic equipment used to direct trains) or tour an authentic caboose donated to the museum.
Patuxent Montessori School 14210 Old Stage Rd, Bowie, MD20720 The Patuxent Montessori School was founded in 1992 as an alternative to traditional public school teaching methods. This…More private school places a strong emphasis on parental and community involvement. Programs are available for children ages 18 months to 12 years. For more information, take a virtual campus tour.