Ranger guided walking tours of the historic area are offered Saturdays and Sundays throughout the entire year at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.; weather and staff availability permitting. Tours are offered daily at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. from the third week in June through Labor Day weekend (including Monday) in September; weather and staff availability permitting. Walking tours generally last 30 minutes to one hour and we also have a fifteen minute introductory video available in our auditorium.
Reservations are not required for small family groups; however organized groups must make tour reservations in advance.
To make a reservation, call the park at (540) 721-2094. We suggest that you book your selected tour date as far in advance as possible. There is no fee for the program.
Did You Know?
The "T" in Booker T. Washington's name stands for Taliaferro. Booker found out later in life his mother had given him this as a last name but he did not describe why. He made it his middle name.