Things To Do

First floor layout of exhibits.

Indoor Activities
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. Independently tour our galleries, explore a temporary exhibit, or go on a historic Monroe School building tour. These free 15-25 minute ranger-led tours depart at 10am and 2pm, or on request when staffing permits. For more information about the exhibits, click here.

 
Image of calendar.

Schedule of Events
Search the calendar before visiting to see if there are any special activities or site closures by clicking here. The site is closed on federal holidays except Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

 
Map of Kansas.

Nearby Attractions
Coming to Brown v. Board of Education NHS and want to visit some other local sites of interest? Click here for more information about Topeka, other sites in Kansas, and the other four national parks in the state.

 
People dancing in the auditorium at the sock hop in 2013.

Special Events
Brown v. Board of Education NHS is always planning new and exciting special events for our visitors. Click here for detailed information about these events.

 
Outdoor view of historic backstop looking towards the site.

Outdoor Activities
Enjoy lunch at the picnic tables. Bring a kite or a frisbee and play on the historic playground. Go for a walk on the Landon Trail. Take some time and enjoy the outdoors! Click here to see pictures of amenities available.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1515 SE Monroe Street
Topeka, KS 66612-1143

Phone:

(785) 354-4273

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