• The front of the Carver Museum with a bust of Dr. Carver

    Tuskegee Institute

    National Historic Site Alabama

Laws & Policies

As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws, to legally possess firearms in this park.

It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park. As a starting point about Alabama firearm laws, please visit the following website and note section 13A-11-75 and Regulation 2009-SP-1 (Rule No. 220-5-.08).

www.ago.alabama.gov/issue/Alabama_Weapon_Law.pdf

Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.

Did You Know?

GW Carver portrait

George Washington Carver was invited to Tuskegee in 1896 by Booker T. Washington to become head of the newly-formed Agriculture Department.