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

    Tuskegee Institute

    National Historic Site Alabama

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  • Tuskegee University Homecoming 2014 Road Closures

    Due to the Tuskegee University Homecoming parade and increased traffic in the downtown and campus areas, beginning at 7:00 a.m. on 10/25/2014, certain streets will be closed and traffic re-routed to minimize congestion. Click below for more information. More »


Volunteers-In-Parks (VIP)

The National Park Service is seeking motivated volunteers to assist park staff with visitors to the Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site. The park offers a variety of opportunities for volunteers to immerse themselves in history. Many parks could not operate without volunteers.

Park volunteers serve visitor needs while working at the information desk, greeting visitors, answering telephone calls, providing information on the parks histories, showing videos, performing book sales, providing directions, assisting park rangers with group tours, helping maintain museum exhibits, assisting with special park events, etc.

Do you have some extra time on your hands?Have you always had an interest in working at a National Park? Do you enjoy working with the public? Do you love history? Would you like to be in on the ground floor to see and experience the reinventing of the Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site?

Then we may be looking for YOU!!! If any of these opportunities tickle your fancy and you are interested in being involved with the Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site, please contact Vester Marable, Volunteer Coordinator at 334/727-3200 for an interview and sign up today with the Volunteers-In-Parks program and become a Park VIP!!! Our VIPs are indeed Very Important Persons.


Current Volunteer Opportunities

Did You Know?

Carver and Ox

The name Tuskegee means "Warrior" in the Muskhogean dialect of the Creek language. It was the name of at least two Indian tribes, one living in central Alabama and the other in Tennessee.