Ranger-led tours are available, but not required to visit African Burial Ground. To learn more about tours and programs offered by the site, please visit the Education page.
For additional questions regarding visitation to the African Burial Ground National Monument please call the site at (212) 238-4367.
A permit is required for any activity that provides a benefit to an individual, group, or organization, rather than to the park or the public at large. Many of the events that require permits also require some degree of oversight from National Park Service staff.
View and print the Permit Instructions and Requirements
First Amendment Activities
Please make check or money order payable to the "National Park Service." Please note that this is only an application form. A permit form will be sent to you as soon as we approve your proposed activity. No Special Use Permit is valid until signed by the Superintendent or other authorized federal official. Please be advised that additional fees may be assessed, depending upon the nature of the activity.
Further Information/Contact Us
For more information regarding special use at African Burial Ground National Monument, please e-mail us .
Last updated: September 26, 2021