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George Washington Carver National Monument

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Address: 5646 Carver Rd, Diamond, MO 64840
Phone Number: 417-325-4151
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: George Washington Carver's boyhood home is now a 210 acre park with a...
George Washington Carver's boyhood home is now a 210 acre park with a nature trail, museum, and interactive exhibit area.
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If you're passing through on I44, get off the interstate and visit! What a gem! I'm going to tell everyone I know about this moving experience. I was also really glad they had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

If you're passing through on I44, get off the interstate and visit! What a gem! I'm going to tell everyone I know about this moving experience. I was also really glad they had picnic tables. The museum is very informative and the gift shop has something for everyone. Sure beats stopping at a rest area along the highway!

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We stopped here on the backend of a long road trip and were blown away by the quality and comprehensiveness of it. There is something for everyone here and it does a great job of telling the Peanut Man's story. His challenging beginnings, tremendous perseverance, selflessness, vision, and strength of character are all well presented. Our kids spent quite a... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is an excellent place for education (great interpretive center) and reflection (beautiful forest and prairie trails). It is dedicated not only to a great African American but also to a great scientist, which is why the Carver Birthplace is kind of a pilgrimage for me. I highly recommend coming for Carver Day on a Saturday in early July.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I am very interested in the National Parks and Monuments. I had seen a program on the history channel regarding George Washington Carver. As I was relatively close on a recent trip, I decided to stop here. Excellent! Not only is there a wonderfully educational museum, with an interactive area for children, there is a beautiful walking trail. The 28... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Very well put together educational stop. Well worth the little detour off the main highway. 28 minute film good for kids. beautiful grounds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I originally visited in the early 1980's on a school field trip. Traveling through I decided to stop again. It was great to learn more about this amazing man & his contributions to science.

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This museum has it all. You have a very lovey walking trail that is less than a mile. On it you see the location of the birthplace, a beautiful creek, the homestead of Moses Carver, and the family cemetery. Once inside the museum there are many things to look at and read. I particularly enjoyed how they did time lines... More 

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Oronogo, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

You have children or grandchildren, DO NOT miss the opportunity to experience a trip to the George Washington Carve Memorial Park! Such wonderful lessons if a humble, determined spirit rising above many challenges and lifting up truth discovered to help so many others! Great hands on museum and beautiful walking trail. A MUST TRIP for education and inspiration!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

What an inspiring monument, what an inspiring man. this is the first National Monument made in honor of an African American. in 1943 when the money was created there was still a lot of racism in this country, but this man with his nature was able to break through all that and be a wonderful example for all of us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Artifacts, maps, full size recreations of a laboratory and school house room, and many historical and educational presentations are housed in the main building. The 25 minute video is a must see. The path behind the museum offers a view of the family cemetery, several bridges over streams, and a wonderful trail through green trees. It is circular so it... More 

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Additional Information about George Washington Carver National Monument

Address: 5646 Carver Rd, Diamond, MO 64840
Phone Number: 417-325-4151
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Diamond
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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