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Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Closed Now: 13:00 - 17:00
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Well done museum

You can tell they take a lot of pride in this museum , good exhibits lots of information . Great... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Well worth a visit

I was a little confused at first because I thought the 16th Street Church was part of the campus... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
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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
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520 16th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203-1911
+1 205-328-9696
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

You can tell they take a lot of pride in this museum , good exhibits lots of information . Great location

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Reviewed 18 July 2018

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

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

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

1  Thank zaichek
Reviewed 13 July 2018

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

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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Annette S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I deal for field trips. Filled with facts and a terrific meet and relive events of the past. Bus groups and escorted tours are welcome to experience this collection o fall phases of history.

Thank sheenas262
Reviewed 7 July 2018

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

Thank sheryl w
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This is the third civil rights facility I've visited and it didn't disappoint. Very modern and clean full of great information. They show a short film before you embark on you'r self guided tour.

Thank April G
Reviewed 28 June 2018

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

1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 28 June 2018

A really well done and informational museum. It is a self toured museum where you learn about the civil rights movement.

1  Thank Wendy V
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Response from Diane S | Reviewed this property |
It was 10 or 15 dollars per adult. Well worth the money.
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6 May 2018|
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Response from moviegeekjn | Reviewed this property |
When I was there, parking spaces were plentiful around the civil rights areas of town.... but it will be more challenging in downtown shopping/restaurant areas (not impossible)
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Response from Frog P | Reviewed this property |
the music is on the credits.