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Olney Theatre Center is located on Maryland Route 108 (Olney-Sandy Spring Road) in Olney, Maryland, one and one-half miles east of Georgia Avenue (Route 97) and two miles west of New Hampshire Avenue (Route 650). Parking is FREE!

 

Directions

Take the Intercounty Connector to Olney Theatre Center:

If you have an EZPass Transponder your trip following many of the routes below (particularly any route that directs you to I-495/Capital Beltway) can be made quicker by taking the Intercounty Connector (MD200) either from I-270 or I-95. From I-270: Take Exit 9 - I-370 east to MD 200/Sam Eig Highway and follow the signs to I-370. Take I-370 for 2.5 miles until it merges with the ICC/MD-200. Take Exit 8 - Georgia Avenue and follow the signs toward Olney. Travel north on Georgia Avenue and make a right turn on Olney-Sandy Spring Road/Rt. 108.  Travel one and one-half miles to Olney Theatre Center, which will be on the left. From I-95: Take Exit 31B - MD 200 (Intercounty Connector) West. Travel approximately 10 miles to Exit 8 - Georgia Avenue and take the ramp towards Olney. Travel north on Georgia Avenue and make a right turn on Olney-Sandy Spring Road/Rt. 108.  Travel one and one-half miles to Olney Theatre Center, which will be on the left.


From NW Washington, DC:

Due to construction on Georgia Avenue (Route 97), we recommend taking the following alternate routes from Washington, DC.

Take New Hampshire Avenue (Route 650) east approximately 18 miles. Make a left on Norwood Road. Follow the road as it becomes Dr. Bird. Dr. Bird will dead end at the entrance to Olney Theatre Center.

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Take Connecticut Avenue (Route 185) out of the District for 4.5 miles and stay to the left to remain on Connecticut Avenue at the intersection with University Boulevard. Continue another 2 miles and turn left onto Georgia Avenue (Route 97 - this is north of the construction mentioned above). Travel North on Georgia Avenue for 2 miles and turn right onto Olney- Sandy Spring Road/Rt. 108. Travel 1.5 miles to Olney Theatre Center, which will be on the left. 

From SW/SE Washington, DC: Take 295N out of the District and stay to the left to 295N/Baltimore-Washington Parkway. Travel 4 miles and follow the exit to I-495N/I-95N toward College Park/Baltimore. Take the I-95 north exit and travel 3.1 miles to Exit 31B/MD-200W toward US-29 & I-270. (EZ Pass Required) Take exit 13 for Route 650/New Hampshire Ave toward White Oak/Ashton. Travel 1.3 miles and turn left onto Norwood Rd which becomes Dr. Bird Road and dead ends at the entrance to the Olney Theatre Center parking lot. Continue straight through the traffic light to enter.


From Northern Virginia:
From I-495 (Capital Beltway), take Exit 33 (Connecticut Avenue, Route 185) toward Kensington and travel approximately eight miles to the intersection of Connecticut and Georgia Avenues (Route 97). Turn left onto Georgia Avenue and travel north five miles to the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Route 108 (Olney-Sandy Spring Road). Turn right onto Route 108 and travel one and one-half miles to Olney Theatre Center, which will be on the left.

From Baltimore (downtown):
Take I-95 south to Route 32 west. Follow Route 32 west to Route 108 west. Travel on Route 108 west for approximately 10 miles. Olney Theatre Center is on the right (two miles from the intersection of Routes 108 and 650).

From Prince George's County:
From I-495 (Capital Beltway), take Exit 31 north (Georgia Avenue, Route 97) toward Wheaton. Follow Georgia Avenue north approximately 13 miles to the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Route 108 (Olney-Sandy Spring Road). Turn right onto Route 108 and travel one and one-half miles to Olney Theatre Center, which will be on the left.

From Frederick, Maryland:
Take I-270 south to Exit 8 toward Shady Grove Road (local lanes). Merge onto I-270 (local lanes) [Note: do not exit I-270 at Exit 8-simply merge into the local lanes]. Take Exit 6 (West Montgomery Avenue, Route 28). Keep left at the fork in the ramp and follow West Montgomery Avenue (Route 28 east) through Rockville (approximately two and one-half miles). Turn left onto First Street, which will become Norbeck Road (Route 28 east). Turn left onto Georgia Avenue (Route 97) and travel north to the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Route 108 (Olney-Sandy Spring Road). Turn right onto Route 108 and travel one and one-half miles to Olney Theatre Center, which will be on the left.

 

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