Restricted Access to Central High School
All visitors should park and begin their visit at the National Park Service Visitor Center at 2120 West Daisy Gatson Bates Drive. Do NOT park in front of Central High School or at the Magnolia Gas Station. All school tours require advance reservations.
Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site is committed to preserving and interpreting the story of the 1957 desegregation crisis at historic Central High School and its legacy.
We offer lesson plans, curriculum units, distance learning opportunities, and more online. For more information about these and other services, such as professional development workshops and ranger-led programs, please contact the historic site at (501) 374-1957 or email us.
Did You Know?
Vice Principal Elizabeth Huckaby's memoir of the 1957 desegregation crisis was made into a television movie starring Joanne Woodward, titled Crisis at Central High. Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site