• Two women defense workers, and the Red Oak Victory Ship in Richmond, California. Design: Luther Bailey

    Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front

    National Historical Park California

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  • Detour to Rosie The Riveter Memorial

    The road connecting highway 580 to the Rosie the Riveter memorial is temporarily closed for construction of an underpass. In the meantime, refer to the "Directions" link under "Plan Your Visit" for detour information.

  • Installation of New Exhibits: April and May 2014

    The visitor center will remain open 7 days a week during this time, however visitors will only be able to access the front desk, the bookstore and the downstairs theater. There will be loud construction noises during this time. More »

Getting Ready for 2016

The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!

 

  • Community Dialogue Asks Neighbors To Become Stewards

    Children's activity corner at Maritime Child Development Center

    The Maritime Child Development Center was built in Richmond, CA, in 1943 as a federally funded childcare center to serve the families of workers in the Kaiser Shipyards. After recently undergoing a complete restoration, the building is part of the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park, and has now returned to its original purpose of an educational building, containing the kindergarten and first grade classrooms of a public charter elementary school. Read more

  • Rosie's Girls of Richmond, California

    Rosie's Girls at Yosemite National Park

    The Rosie’s Girls program celebrated its fourth successful season as a partnership between the National Park Service, the YMCA of the East Bay, the Rosie the Riveter Trust (the park’s supporting organization), the West Contra Costa Unified School District, and the City of Richmond. Read more