• 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.

Plan Your Visit

Booker T. Washington on horse Dexter

Planning your visit to the Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site. There are many and varied things to see and do.

  • Come, follow Booker T. Washington as he travels from the slave house to the White house....
  • Join George Washington Carver as he unlocks the secret lives of the peanut, sweet potato and soy bean...
  • Endure the struggles of Dr. Robert Moton to provide health care for America's black veterans...
  • Envision Dr. F.W. Patterson as he sees the future of black education in development of the United Negro College Fund...
  • Feel the exhilaration of Tuskegee students as they soar to new heights in achievements...

Did You Know?

TU Buildings Outside

Luther H. Foster, the fourth President of Tuskegee Institute, was the glue that held the school together through the turbulent Civil Rights Movement of the 1950's-1960's which had early roots in Tuskegee. In 1957 Gommillion vs. Lightfoot overturned gerrymandering laws in Tuskegee and Macon County.