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This historic museum traces the journey of the civil rights advocates of the 1950s and 60s, who changed the course of American history. The struggle for equality for Black Americans is chronicled here, from the Jim Crow laws in the 1800s to the...more
Compared to the one in Memphis(big picture) this one is small picture of what happened mostly in Birmingham and locally. It was more simple with less reading and really focused on the key events & people of the Civil Rights Era but mostly those in...More
I was a little confused at first because I thought the 16th Street Church was part of the campus but FYI, they are two separate entities with two separate entry fees.
The Birmingham Civil Rights Museum itself is a must. On busy days you’ll queue...More
We were lucky enough to have a guided tour, but even without you would be hard pressed not to leave here without having had a moving experience. From the personal narratives to the white tank that Bull Connor used to intimidate children who marched in...More
Wow!! I had no idea how the afro-americans had been segregated. I really felt quite sad the humans can treat one another like that. It was certainly an eye opener and a place I can highly recommend to visit
Really nice museum. You can do a self guided tour if you're pressed for time. If you've got time to spare, I suggest that you let the tour guides lead you. They are very knowledgeable and helpful. Ladies, you will have to check in your...More
Cannot image how hard the lives of African-Americans were being treated as they were. Being denied basic human rights, not allowed to hold certain jobs, own homes in certain areas all because of the color of their skin. I hope this museum educates us all...More