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Empowerment of local communities to be able to improve their tourist destinations so that local and foreign tourists can come to provide new sources of income for the community. This article aims to investigate the awareness of the local community through tourism education to improve the quality of life of the community around the Tao Silaban Geosite, Indonesia. This article uses a qualitative method with an ethnographic approach. This research covers the awareness of local people towards tourism. This awareness includes the acceptance of the community towards tourists who come. The data collection technique used is interview. Based on the results of interviews showed that the empowerment of local communities through tourism education is able to improve the quality of life.
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