The Memorial Column and Observation Deck are currently closed due to restoration. The Memorial reopen for the weekends of Oct. 18 – 19, Oct. 25 – 26 and Nov. 1 – 2, contingent on the restoration process. The Visitor Center is open until Nov. 2. More »
Kids visiting Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial have the opportunity to learn and have fun in many ways.
If you want to become a Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial Junior Ranger you will want to visit the Junior Ranger Page.
While visiting the park during the summer take the time to attend one of daily children's programs. Program topics range from natural resources, invasive species, and history. They all offer hands on opportunity to learn about these topics. They take place at the Visitor Center and are free. To see times of programs visit the Schedule Of Events page or ask at the visitor center when you visit.
The National Park Service and Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial have many opportunities for scouts of all ages. Visit our Scouting Page here.
Visit the National Park Services Youth Programs page to learn how you can get involved with the National Park Service.
Did You Know?
Commodore Perry, aboard the Niagara, won the first US Navy fleet action and captured an entire British squadron. Perry reported "Dear General (Harrison): We have met the enemy and they are ours. Two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop. Yours with great respect and esteem, O.H. Perry".