Not Just The Peanut Man

The young child known as the "Plant Doctor" tended his secret garden while observing the day-to-day operations of a 19th century farm. Nature and nurture ultimately influenced George on his quest for education to becoming a renowned agricultural scientist, educator, and humanitarian.

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Hitting the Carver Trail

The one mile self guided loop trail leads you into woodlands, across streams, and along a tallgrass prairie restoration.

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Accessible for visitors with wheelchairs.

Museum and Discovery Area

Museum exhibits interpret the life of George Washington Carver. The Discovery Area offers hands-on interactive exhibits for children and adults.

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The classroom is accessible for visitors with wheelchairs.

Class is now in session!

The History Classroom is designed as a period one-room school. Park rangers offer various programs on Carver's struggle for education.

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The classroom is accessible for visitors with wheelchairs.

The Science Classroom

Modeled after one of Carver's labs at Tuskegee Institute, the Carver Science Classroom offers various activities and experiments with park rangers.

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The bookstore is accessible for visitors with wheelschairs.

Carver Birthplace Association

The Carver Birthplace Association (CBA) is the cooperating association of George Washington Carver National Monument.

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