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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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?

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.

History and Culture

History and Culture

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

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.

Third Thursday Film Series aboard the Red Oak Victory Ship.

Third Thursday Film Series

Third Thursday Film Series aboard the Red Oak Victory Ship. 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.

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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.

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.

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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Last updated: October 4, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1414 Harbour Way South, Suite 3000
Richmond, CA 94804

Phone:

(510) 232-5050

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