• 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

Directions

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BEFORE ARRIVING
The National Park Service recommends planning in advance. Please see Basic Information.


Directions to Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center

Visitor Center Address
1414 Harbour Way South, Suite #3000/Oil House,
Richmond, CA 94804

Click here for a pdf. map of the Richmond area and visitor center

From Sacramento: I-80 West, EXIT Cutting Blvd. making a Right onto Cutting. Continue on Cutting for 2 Miles, and then make a Left onto Harbour Way South and continue for 0.8 miles. Make a left at the security gate/guard shack just before the large Ford Assembly Building. Inform the guard that you are going to the Visitor Center. Drive behind the Ford building. Visitor Center is in a smaller brick building down by the water. Parking close to the building is limited.

From San Francisco/Oakland: I-80 East, then take the I-580 West split after the Gilman St. off ramp. EXIT Harbour Way South, then turn Right onto Cutting Blvd, now make a Right at the next stop light onto Harbour Way South and Continue for 0.8 miles. Make a left at the security gate/guard shack just before the large Ford Assembly Building. Inform the guard that you are going to the Visitor Center. Drive behind the Ford building. Visitor Center is in a smaller brick building down by the water. Parking close to the building is limited.

From Marin County /North Bay: Take 101 South to I-580 East across the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, EXIT Harbour Way/ Cutting Blvd. Turn left onto Cutting Blvd., now make a right onto Harbour Way South. Continue for 0.8 miles. Make a left at the security gate/guard shack just before the large Ford Assembly Building. Inform the guard that you are going to the Visitor Center. Drive behind the Ford building. Visitor Center is in a smaller brick building down by the water. Parking close to the building is limited.


To the Rosie the Riveter Memorial by automobile (Attention! Please note the detour)

The road connecting highway 580 to the Rosie the Riveter memorial is temporarily closed for construction. In the meantime, refer to these directions for reaching the Rosie the Riveter Memorial.

From Oakland/ San Francisco:

From 80 north, take 580 West toward the Richmond San Rafael Bridge
Drive approx 1.8 miles.
Exit at Bayview Ave
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Left onto Bayview Drive for 0.8 miles while Bayview becomes South 51st St and then Meade St.
Left onto Regatta Blvd
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Continue on Regatta for 1 mile--
Regatta winds left and right and, after 1 mile, crosses another traffic light at Marina Bay Parkway.
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Immediate left into the parking lot.
The Memorial will be on the left when facing south

From Sacramento

Interstate 80 West.
Exit on Cutting Blvd., drive approx. 1.8 miles.
Left onto Marina Way South
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eft onto Regatta.
Right at Melville Square
Immediate left into parking lot of Marina Bay Park.
The Memorial will be on the left when facing south

From Marin County:

Interstate 580 East
Exit Regatta Blvd
From the exit ramp, continue straight thru the traffic light onto Meade St(220 ft)
Sharp right onto Regatta Blvd. Continue on Regatta for 1.1 miles
Regatta will wind left and right and, after 1 miles, crosses another traffic light
at Marina Bay Parkway. Continue forward 0.1 miles. Left at stop sign onto Melville
Square
Turn left into the parking lot. The Memorial will be on the left when facing south


Red Oak Victory Ship

Please visit the Red Oak Victory Website for updated Directions and Hours of Operation.

 

 

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