Carver Museum Closed for Renovation -- The Oaks Open for Tours
Starting August 1, 2012, the Carver Museum will be closed for renovation until Fall 2013. Oaks tours are available Monday-Saturday 9:00, 10:30, 1:00, 2:30, and 4:00 CST. Due to the sequester, effective March 10, 2013 the park is closed on Sundays.
The Site Bookstore is operated and managed by Eastern National, the park's cooperating association.
A portion of proceeds from sales of merchandise is returned to the park to support park needs that fall outside of normal budgeted expenses.
Eastern National also provides financial support to the park for various special functions held in the park throughout the year. For more information visit www.EasternNational.org.
Did You Know?
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.