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.
Operating Hours & Seasons
The Visitor Center is open daily year round from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., including Saturdays, Sundays and most federal holidays. The park is closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and January 1. Park hours may be adjusted the day before these holiday closings or during inclement weather, please call to confirm hours on these days before visiting.
Did You Know?
In 1999 the Little Rock Nine each received the Congressional Gold Medal-our nation's highest civilian honor-for their efforts to desegregate Little Rock Central High School. Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site