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 »
Things To Do
Welcome to the Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center. We are located at 1414 Harbour Way South, Suite 3000, in Richmond, California. There are temporary exhibits, along with movies which show in our theater on a regular schedule. Entry to the visitor center and the movies are free. Please contact us with any questions. For directions, click here.
Enjoy free ranger tours of the Rosie the Riveter World War II/ Home Front National Historical Park. Our rangers provide both scheduled bus and Visitor Education Center tours. If you have a large group, please call the visitor center at least a few days in advance to check for available dates. You may also tour the Visitor Education Center on your own, or enjoy our free Auto tour brochure which will guide you around the park sites. Please click the link below for current tour schedules.
Map of Richmond and Home Front Sites
The Rosie the Riveter Memorial began as a public art project for the City of Richmond in the 1990's. During the creation of the memorial, the National Park Service was invited to participate, and this partnership led to the founding of the National Park in Richmond, California. For directions, click here.
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