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George Washington Carver Museum

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Address: On the Campus of Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL
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+1 334-727-3200
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Full Day Black History Day Trip to Alabama Sites
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Full of African American history. Something to see with the entire family. Beautiful campus, everyone was so nice

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 January 2017
Dylan B
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Pawcatuck, Connecticut
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite there being no such notice on the website, this museum was closed for renovations. Very disappointing to travel here and be unable to visit.

1 Thank GailBracci
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

What is the best way to let travels know that a site is closed indefinitely? I made a visit to this museum in January and found the doors locked with a note that the site was closed indefinitely. Looking through the window I’m not sure it will ever reopen. The entire bookstore area was empty with no organization. You can... More 

2 Thank James M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Full of African American history. Something to see with the entire family. Beautiful campus, everyone was so nice

Thank Dylan B
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

If you want to learn about George Washington Carver, this is the place to go. You can see things he worked with, hear him give a lecture, and see artifacts from his life.

Thank Steven C
Washington, DC
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879 reviews
398 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 931 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Didn't take time to go inside because I didn't know it was a museum but the architecture alone is outstanding. I must have taken a dozen pictures from various angles. But, next time, now that I know that it houses a museum, I will certainly spend more time inside than outside.

Thank romadaro
Columbia, Maryland, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

There is a 20 minute video that is helpful to see first to understand how Carver got to the Alabama. The exhibits were excellent and you learned a lot about Carver's life, studies, and community work. The exhibits were understandable and this would be an excellent museum for kids. You even learn a little bit about agriculture practices and a... More 

Thank LylaHaa
San Francisco, California
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34 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Visit this museum even if you know about George Washington Carver. What an interesting, complex and accomplished man!

Thank WanderingBob2016
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Staff was very friendly and the exhibits were well done. It was not very busy allowing the young lady working there to spend time with us which made the visit seem more personal.

Thank Jim C
Memphis, Tennessee
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50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

George Washington Carver's light highlights the accomplishments of a man who had nothing, but was blessed to be placed in a situation where he was encouraged to learn. He walked alone in the woods and was inspired to use the peanut for so many things. He and Booker T. Washington taught farmers how to maximize their crop output wit a... More 

Thank Elmtree3610
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105 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

The accomplishments of George Washington Carver are amazing. The museum is informative and well worth the visit.

Thank sciencetraveler2016

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