The park offers a number of Junior Ranger programs. Check out the new Junior Ranger program for iPhone or iPad, or complete the activities in our Junior Ranger booklets. Try one program, or try them all! Earn Junior Ranger certificates and badges.
Explore the park with our family-friendly programs. It's fun for kids of all ages!
Come face to face with history! Collect park trading cards and you'll learn the stories behind the Faces of Independence, the Heroes of the Underground Railroad, and the struggle from Civil War to Civil Rights. Be ready to earn the cards by asking good questions or answering questions.
Did You Know?
Thomas Jefferson wrote the rough draft of the Declaration in only a few days? He spent a period of two weeks refining it and even gave a copy to John Adams and Benjamin Franklin for their review.