United We Can Win!

Explore and honor the efforts and sacrifices of American civilians on the WWII home front.  Find out how diverse neighbors lived, worked, and interacted. Many faces, many stories, many truths, weave a complex tapestry of experiences from this time of opportunity and loss.

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Start at the Visitor Center!

The Visitor Education Center is located on the waterfront in Richmond, California. Click to find more information about visiting our site.

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Operating Hours

The Visitor Education Center hours and operations can be found here.

Directions and Maps
Directions and Maps

Need directions to the Visitor Education Center or other areas of interest from the Home Front?

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Self-Guided App Tours - Richmond

Want to explore the WWII Home Front sites of Richmond? Use the official NPS app for GPS and audio programs.

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Park Sites Beyond the Visitor Center

The Richmond Home Front provides a number of historic places to drive by, view or visit. Click the image for points of interest.

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Pre-Visit Audio Programs

Want to learn more about the park and WWII History before you visit us? Enjoy these free audio programs to enhance your experience.

History and Culture
History and Culture

Looking to learn more about the WWII Home Front? Start by clicking here.

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Betty Reid Soskin

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Ranger and Docent Programs
Ranger and Docent Programs

We have a selection of monthly programs that are offered by rangers and docents at the Visitor Education Center, and around Richmond.

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Park Information: Language Translations

We hope to provide some helpful information in your language.

Education Opportunities For Your Class
Education Opportunities For Your Class

Arrange to have your students visit us for an interactive and educational program.

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Rosie Fridays

On most Fridays, you can visit with real Home Front workers from WWII. Please call the Visitor Education Center for schedule.

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SS Red Oak Victory Ship

Visit the SS Red Oak Victory Ship, which is docked in the Richmond Shipyard.

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Rosie the Riveter Memorial

Visit the Rosie the Riveter Memorial. Click for more information.

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

1414 Harbour Way South, Suite 3000
Richmond, CA 94804


510 232-5050

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