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"The Oaks" - Home of Booker T. Washington

Embark on a journey through history with our free ranger-led tours of “The Oaks,” the home of Booker T. Washington and his family. Tours are now available exclusively by reservation on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, with tour times at 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, and 3:30 pm. Due to the preservation needs of the home and in order to provide the best visitors experience, each ranger-led tour of “The Oaks” will be limited to a maximum of 15 adult visitors and 10 youth visitors, for a maximum of 25 visitors per tour. Tours begin on the front porch of The Oaks.

Reservations can be made by contacting Sheryl Buchanan at (334) 421-3246 or via email.

There is no charge to visit The Oaks.

The Oaks is wheelchair accessible on the first floor only via chair lift.

Historic Campus

The Tuskegee University campus has been designated as a Historic District. The tour includes buildings that were built by Tuskegee Institute students and designed by Robert R. Taylor, the first African American graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Last updated: May 8, 2024

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1212 West Montgomery Road
Tuskegee Institute, AL 36088


334 727-3200

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