George Washington Carver National Monument is the birthplace and childhood home of the famed scientist, educator and humanitarian. Established in 1943, it is the first unit of the National Park Service dedicated to an African American. Learn more about George Washington Carver by going to the History and Culture section.
The park also protects 140 acres of restored tallgrass prairie. Learn more about the prairie and natural environment in the Nature section.
The Education section has information about the park's curriculum based education programs for K-12th grades and other onsite programs available to school groups.
The Kids and Youth section links to our junior ranger program and other activities for kids.
Become familiar with the park by viewing a brief orientation video.
Learn more about George Washington Carver by watching the park's film:
Last updated: July 15, 2021