"All The World is Watching Us"

Little Rock Central High School, the only operating high school in the nation to be designated a National Historic Site, is a place important beyond its past.  Come and learn how the sacrifice and struggle endured by nine African-Americans teenagers over a half century ago have provided opportunities and opened doors to those seeking equality – and education - around the world.

Information for planning your visit to the NHS

Plan Your Visit

Planning a visit? Start here for information, hours of operation, directions, brochures and more...

Schedule a guided interpretive tour

Reserve a guided tour

Schedule a interpretive tour that enters Little Rock Central High School; reservations are required for these weekday-only programs.

Learn more about an ongoing work inspired by the American Memory Project at the Library of Congress

Central High Civil Rights Memory Project

The Memory Project immerses students in the oral history of civil rights and human rights through inter-generational learning.

Read about our five-day professional development for educators, community workers, and activists.

2020 Civil Rights Educator Institute

July 2020 workshop with daily programs, primary source work, subject experts & visits to local sites of significance - applications closed

High school students in service to their community

Youth Leadership Academy (YLA)

The YLA empowers young leaders and promotes volunteerism, nonviolence, and stewardship for the National Park Service.

Calendar list of park activities, events, and programming

Calendar of Events

The park's calendar includes information on daily activities, evening programs, special events, etc.

Oral histories from the events at LRCHS

Discover History

Moments, Meanings, and Memory from the events at Central High

Last updated: February 24, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

National Park Service
2120 W. Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive

Little Rock, AR 72202



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