Operating Hours & Seasons

Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Visitor Center shown above. All visitors should park and begin their visit at the Visitor Center. Central High is an active public school. Park visitors can only enter on guided tours. Parking in front of Central High is reserved for Little Rock School District transportation, staff, parents, and first responders, Monday through Friday.

NPS Photo


Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site
Visitor Center
2120 W Daisy L Gatson Bates Dr
Little Rock, AR 72202


Open Daily 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CST
Monday - Sunday throughout the year

Except for these Holidays:

The Visitor Center will be closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25 and January 1. Open all other federal holidays. Visitor Center may close early the day before Thanksgiving, December 25 and January 1. The Visitor Center will close at 1:30pm on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.

In cases of inclement weather, please check Little Rock area news stations for closing or altered hours announcements. If federal offices or Little Rock School District is closed, the National Park Visitor Center may also be closed or have altered hours. Check https://www.facebook.com/CentralHighNPS/ for most up to date announcements on hours and events.

Happy to be a "Fee Free Park"!


Last updated: November 20, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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

Little Rock, AR 72202



Contact Us