• Front facade of Little Rock Central High School

    Little Rock Central High School

    National Historic Site Arkansas

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  • Restricted Access to Central High School

    All park visitors, including tour buses, must park in the Visitor Center parking lot at 2120 West Daisy Gatson Bates Drive. Street parking is reserved for Little Rock School District buses and parents. Visitors may enter the school only on guided tours.

  • Holiday Closings

    The National Historic Site Visitor Center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, December 25 and January 1. The Visitor Center may close at 2:30 PM on the day before each of these federal holidays. The Visitor Center number is 501.374.1957.

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  • Student Films: Youth Leadership and Little Rock Central High School Memory Project

    Friday, September 19, 2014

    Central High School National Historic Site and the Little Rock Film Festival are proud to present Student Films: Youth Leadership Academy and Little Rock Central High School Memory Project as part of the Reel Civil Rights Film Festival. More

  • Been Rich All My Life

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    Central High School National Historic Site and the Little Rock Film Festival are proud to present Been Rich All My Life as part of the Reel Civil Rights Film Festival. More

  • Ending the Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Project

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    Central High School National Historic Site and the Little Rock Film Festival are proud to present Ending the Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Project as part of the Reel Civil Rights Film Festival. More

  • A Night with Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick/The '50s: Eisenhower, The Bomb & The Third World

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    Central High School National Historic Site and the Little Rock Film Festival are proud to present A Night with Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick/The '50s: Eisenhower, The Bomb, & The Third World as part of the Reel Civil Rights Film Festival. More

  • Soul Food Junkies

    Sunday, September 21, 2014

    Central High School National Historic Site and the Little Rock Film Festival are proud to present Soul Food Junkies as part of the Reel Civil Rights Film Festival. More

  • Thunder Soul

    Sunday, September 21, 2014

    Central High School National Historic Site and the Little Rock Film Festival are proud to present Thunder Soul as part of the Reel Civil Rights Film Festival. More

  • Besa: The Promise

    Sunday, September 21, 2014

    Central High School National Historic Site and the Little Rock Film Festival are proud to present Besa: The Promise as part of the Reel Civil Rights Film Festival. More

  • The Cherokee Word for Water

    Monday, September 22, 2014

    Central High School National Historic Site and the Little Rock Film Festival are proud to present The Cherokee Word for Water as part of the Reel Civil Rights Film Festival. More

  • The New Black

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014

    Central High School National Historic Site and the Little Rock Film Festival are proud to present The New Black as part of the Reel Civil Rights Film Festival. More

  • Honoring Liberators of a Collective Conscious Community

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014

    In commemoration of the 57th anniversary of integration at Central High School, Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site will honor local educators and social activists. More

  • Home of the Brave

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

    Central High School National Historic Site and the Little Rock Film Festival are proud to present Home of the Brave as part of the Reel Civil Rights Film Festival. More

  • Remarks by Mary Liuzzo Lilleboe and Sally Liuzzo-Prado

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

    Mary Liuzzo Lilleboe and Sally Liuzzo-Prado, daughters of Viola Liuzzo, will speak following the screening of Home of the Brave as part of the closing night of The Reel Civil Rights Film Festival. More

Did You Know?

President Clinton speaks to audience in front of Daisy Bates Home NHL.

The Daisy Bates House in Little Rock is listed as a National Historic Landmark. It is the home where the president of the state chapters of the NAACP lived during the desegregation crisis at Central High. Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site