Whether you have 30 minutes or several hours at the site, learn more about the history of segregation in America, the Brown v. Board of Education decision, and the legacy of the case around the world. For more information about the exhibits, click here.
Guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic are subject to changing local conditions and federal guidelines. Currently, masks are optional at the park and the visitor center is operating normally; however, please call ahead for additional guidelines that may impact your visit.
Only service animals are allowed within Brown v. Board of Education NHP. No other animals are allowed on the site property.
Visitor parking is available in the visitor parking lot on the east side of the site. Please use the sidewalk located on the south side of the parking lot to walk to the site. There is also a "green" pathway from the parking lot to the front entrance. The pathway is solid but allows grass to grow through it to preserve the integrity of the historic playground. For more information about the "green" pathway, click here.
Visitor accessible parking is available in the reserved parking lot on the west side of the site. Please use the sidewalk to enter the site from the front on Monroe Street.
Items Not Allowed
No food, drinks, or gum are allowed within Brown v. Board of Education NHP. Also, please do not bring backpacks into the site.
Smoking is not allowed within 25 feet of the site.
Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site is a federal site. Firearms are prohibited – both concealed and open carry – inside all federal facilities in the state, including National Park Service sites. Click here for more information.