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George Washington Carver National Monument

5646 Carver Rd, Diamond, MO 64840-8314
+1 417-325-4151
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Very nice walk

Visited this NP property while driving through the area. It is nicely maintained property with some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing Impromptu Visit

We were on a road trip to Branson, MO and had just left the Kum & Go station with the McDonalds... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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George Washington Carver's boyhood home is now a 210 acre park with a nature trail, museum, and interactive exhibit area.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“visitor center” (13 reviews)
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5646 Carver Rd, Diamond, MO 64840-8314
+1 417-325-4151
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this NP property while driving through the area. It is nicely maintained property with some educational value and very nice and relaxing walkway through Missouri rural area. Highly recommended.

Thank PremiumFlyer74
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We were on a road trip to Branson, MO and had just left the Kum & Go station with the McDonalds that crosses over I-44. Along I-44 there is a Brown Sign announcing the George Washington Carver National Monument (literally about 5 minutes before the...More

2  Thank itsanissue
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Great history lesson about a very talented man who overcame many obstacles. Well worth a stop. The road was closed due to bridge construction during our visit, so watch the detour signs.

Thank AndyKansasCity
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This National Monument is totally free to visit - no pass required!! There was a nice facility with nice walking paths that tell all about the life of George Washington Carver. The park ranger at the front desk wasn't the friendliest nor very talkative when...More

1  Thank nowincolorado
Reviewed 30 October 2017

It is hard to rank this place, since I visited it at the end of a two week trip. It was interesting to visit, but I wasn't as enticed with it as I probably would have been if I wasn't worn out from travel. I...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 27 October 2017

A very nice place to learn more about George Washington Carver, his life, scientific research, accolades and awards. Very educational for the kids and sue enough there was a school group on a field trip when there. Exhibits, a movie and interactive stuff inside and...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This place and this person really blew us away. We arrived knowing practically nothing about GWC and left in awe of this man, as well as the beauty of this place. Make sure you walk the 1 mile loop in the grounds!

1  Thank nkm615
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I am obsessed with getting all the National Parks and Sights stamped in my park passport book, which I have been working on for over 20 years. I'm really glad we stopped here. It made me so curious about who his real father was though.

Thank DPenn_11
Reviewed 15 October 2017

So much information about George Washington Carvers life and love of science. My kids (10 & 12) loved the science lab and being able to look at all the different materials under the microscope. George Washington Carver lived a truly inspirational life.

Thank Trisha C
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

George Washington Carver was a remarkable man who rose from being a slave born in a small cabin to a renowned scientist. This National monument and visitor center is first class and tells his inspiring story. We spent several hours here and could have spent...More

Thank Fideris
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30 April 2017|
Response from Cassie W | Reviewed this property |
Even if there isn't specifically marked parking when we were there tons of buses were parked there for kids field trips. Plus it's never buse enough to fill all the spots so you could easily park sideways along a few normal... More
Laura M
7 April 2016|
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Response from MissouriTraveler72 | Reviewed this property |
I would give an hour for the trail if you are doing a leisurely stroll and another hr for the visitor's center.
22 September 2015|
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Response from mercynurse62 | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge for the monument. They have a donation box out in the visitor center if you wish t make a donation