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Home to vivid sculptures of the Children's Crusade.
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5th Ave N at 16th St, Birmingham, AL
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

The park would be extremely lovely, if it werent for the trash all over the grounds and the seemingly homeless people gathered along the park. Im not exaggerating at all. I was approached by a woman looking for money, and I watched another person literally...More

3  Thank combat_mama
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 June 2011

We drove through Birmingham on a Monday when the civil rights institute was closed, so we tried to enjoy the park. The homeless and drunks have taken permanent residence there. We couldnt walk 2 feet without someone approaching us for money. We didnt feel safe...More

5  Thank zfam71
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is a must for anyone interested in the civil rights struggle. The portrayal of some of the most troubling and difficult times through sculptures and statues tells the story in an incredibly moving way.

Thank M H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful park with a lot of history. The homeless there are very nice and enthusiastic about their local history. One homeless man, Tony, took him upon himself to walk us around the neighborhood showing us other local history. Make sure to stop by the 16th...More

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Named for World War I Medal of Honor winner Kelly Ingram, the park is located directly across the street from the 16th St. Baptist Church and the Civil Rights Institute. The park has markers and statues denoting major moments in the Civil Rights movement in...More

Thank TripleLily
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped with our three kids to walk through the park where part of the civil rights movement happened. There were plaques telling about each of the sculptures and the events they represented. The 16th Street Baptist Church where the four young girls were killed...More

Thank KatherineH1575
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The park is across from the Civil Rights Institute and Sixth Street Baptist Church and while it’s clean, it’s also filled with homeless people. I walked around and took pictures freely without being bothered, but it could be frightening if you’re not accustomed to dealing...More

Thank romadaro
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This park will make you think and stir your emotions. It was definitely worth stopping to see. Statues like you have never seen anywhere else. This is not your typical city park. There are several other good historical sites within a couple blocks too.

Thank OK2234
Reviewed 14 August 2018

As part of Red Clay Tours we went through the park. Having Clay explain all the monuments made it more relatable and fascinating to hear the story behind them.

Thank johnpG3048XE
Reviewed 12 August 2018

The Civil Rights statues, memorials, and sculptures in this park are incredible. Just incredible. It is an emotional experience to walk around and see them and read the plaques. Add to it that it all happened right there where you are standing and it is...More

Thank joefromcincy1961
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This park has many stunning statues honouring the children of the civil rights movement. The tableaux of the 4 young girls killed by the kkk whilst going to their church just across the road brings you to tears. Sadly there were many more great statues...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

A trip to Birmingham really isn't complete without a stop here. It won't take you long- about 30 minutes to an hour- but plan to be overwhelmed with emotion as you experience the importance of this park. A great stop before your tour of the...More

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kkhodl
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Response from Trudy S | Reviewed this property |
To kkhodl On Sat. and Sun. the meters are not working on those days so they are no fees for parking but you could also check the buildings for parking only too.
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