United We Can Win!

Explore and honor the efforts and sacrifices of American civilians on the World War II home front.  Find out how they lived, worked and got along. Many faces, many stories, many truths weave a complex tapestry of myths and realities from this time of opportunity and loss.

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Visitor Education 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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LGBTQ Histories From The WWII Home Front

Join us for a special presentation and exhibit on LGBTQ Histories from the WWII Home Front. Click for more information.

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"Light in the Darkness"

Enjoy these films aboard the SS Red Oak Victory Ship. Click the link for more information.

Blossoms and Thorns documentary

Blossoms and Thorns

A powerful documentary film by Ken Kokka, about the WWII experiences of Japanese American Flower Growers in Richmond, California.

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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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.

Education Opportunities For Your Class

Education Opportunities For Your Class

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

Directions and Maps

Directions and Maps

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

NPS Centennial Programs

NPS Centennial Programs

Help us to celebrate the National Park Service Centennial. Follow the link for our park programs.

History and Culture

History and Culture

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

Places To Go

Places To Go

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

Operating Hours

Operating Hours

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

WWII Home Front Story Submissions

WWII Home Front Story Submissions

We are committed to collecting a wide range of stories that relate to the American Home Front. Click for more information.

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Click here to see our Instagram photos from around the park.

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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1414 Harbour Way South, Suite 3000
Richmond, CA 94804

Phone:

(510) 232-5050
Main phone line for Visitor Education Center and Directory.

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