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

    Tuskegee Institute

    National Historic Site Alabama

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  • Temporary Monday Closure Notice

    Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site will temporarily close on Mondays effective May 5, 2014. Monday hours will resume on July 14, 2014. During this period, the days of operation will be Tuesday – Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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?

Jars

George Washington Carver developed over 300 uses for the peanut, over 100 for the sweet potato, and many others for the soy bean--including soy bean plastic for car parts.