The Upper Gallery is currently closed for renovations.
These renovations will improve preservation of artifacts and enhance the visitor experience. The Lower Gallery has been reopened, its exhibits are methodically being returned. Period room tours are offered at the regularly scheduled times.
Become a WebRanger!
It takes a lot to preserve and protect America's natural and historic treasures. We need your help to keep all of our parks safe and beautiful. Become a National Park Service WebRanger, and see just how much fun learning can be!
'WebRangers' is the National Park Service's online Junior Ranger program. It allows children everywhere to discover America's national parks, even though they may not be able to physically visit them.
Did You Know?
Pelican Island was proclaimed the first U.S. National Wildlife Refuge by President Theodore Roosevelt on March 14, 1903. This action was taken by the president to protect the island's birds from plume hunters. It also contributed to T.R. being known as one of the world's greatest conservationists.