Located at 1212 West Montgomery Road in Tuskegee, Alabama, the Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site is situated on the campus of Tuskegee University. It came under the auspices of the National Park Service in 1974. Its mission is to preserve the vibrant and rich legacy of the historically Black institution of higher learning, Tuskegee Institute.
The Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site includes The Oaks, home of founder and first university president, Booker T. Washington, and the laboratory of inventor extraordinaire, George Washington Carver. The laboratory was converted into a museum in 1941.