Seventh-day Adventist Church World Headquarters

12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904- Map It
Phone: (301) 680-6000

AAA Editor Notes

Seventh-day Adventist Church World Headquarters is at 12501 Old Columbia Pike. The world headquarters and the estate of Ellen G. White (1827-1915), one of the founding members of the church, are open to the public. A visitor center presents various facets of the church's history, beliefs and activities through photographs and multimedia displays. The estate contains a research library and a visitor center with interactive exhibits and historic documents pertaining to White's life and work. Guided tours are available. Food is available.
Hours: Visitor center open Mon.-Thurs. 8-5:30. Forty-five-minute guided building tours are given at 9. Ellen White Estate open Mon.-Thurs. 9-4:30; estate guided tours are given every 30 minutes 9-11 and 1:30-4:30. Library open by appointment for assisted research. Closed major holidays. Allow 1 hour minimum.