"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...

Retracing the Footsteps of History Makers - A Civil Rights Commemoration

62nd anniversary of desegregation

Little Rock Central High School NHS announces free events to commemorate the 62nd anniversary of the desegregation crisis at Central High.

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.

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.

Oral histories from the events at LRCHS

Discover History

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

Last updated: September 13, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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

Little Rock, AR 72202



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