Maggie L. Walker NHS to close on Mondays
Please note that, effective March 11, 2013, Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site will be closed on Mondays, in addition to its regular Sunday closures. More »
Winter hours at Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site
Effective November 1, Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site switched to winter operating hours. The site is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m. More »
Maggie Walker devoted her life to civil rights advancement, economic empowerment, and educational opportunities for Jim Crow-era African Americans and women. As a bank president, newspaper editor, and fraternal leader, Walker served as an inspiration of pride and progress. Today, Walker’s home is preserved as a tribute to her enduring legacy of vision, courage, and determination.
Plan a field trip!
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site offers free, fun-filled curriculum-based educational programs throughout the year!Read More
Virtual Museum Exhibit
This exhibit explores the life and legacy of Maggie L. Walker (1864-1934), civil rights activist and trailblazing entrepreneur.Read More
We use several Social Media sites to reach out to our visitors and continue the conversation.Read More
Who was Maggie Walker?
Maggie Lena Walker’s life is a testament to hard work, determination, and courage. Learn more about her remarkable life and accomplishments.Read More
Plan your Visit!
Want to come visit us? Start planning here!Read More
Discover Jackson Ward!
Learn more about the neighborhood Maggie Walker knew and loved. Discover the people, businesses, and stories that made this neighborhood remarkable!Read More
Gain valuable experience with the National Park Service by spending a season at Maggie L. Walker NHS!Read More
Become a Volunteer
Volunteers are Very Important People, (VIPs)! We need your skills and expertise in order to achieve our mission.Read More
Did You Know?
In November 1899, when the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) sponsored a speech by Mary Church Terrell, president of the National Association of Colored Women, in True Reformers Hall, Maggie Walker introduced the speaker.