Booker T. Washington National Monument commemorates the life of this famous educator, writer, orator and presidential advisor. Exhibits, films, farm, tours and special events tell of his remarkable rise from enslavement to being one of the most influential, but controversial, African Americans of his time. FREE Admission! Group Tour Services: Curriculum-based education programs for K-12 Guided tours for tour groups with reservations. Can work with groups on special program requests.