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This is a must see and experience for young and old. As an educator, I never stop learning and this... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Lawton, Oklahoma
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Visited with my family. They are becoming of age and was seriously interested in visiting the site... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Lewisport, Kentucky
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The neighborhood that was the center of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement is now a historic district with the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at its center.
Birmingham, AL 35203
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

This is a must see and experience for young and old. As an educator, I never stop learning and this district provided me with knowledge I either did not know or had forgotten.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank stephanieml3
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Visited with my family. They are becoming of age and was seriously interested in visiting the site. The statutes and information about the time period was awesome. Gave you a true sense of the history.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

Before visiting the museum, we walked to the downtown area for lunch and looked at the museums & signs/quotes around this downtown area. The history of this area is oozing and the statues really remind you what happened here. Birmingham has wonderful signs around the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

I went to the 16th Street Baptist church and the Civil Rights museum. Words really cannot described the experience. A must for all generations to see.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dienantman
Reviewed 13 July 2018

The thing about history is that it doesn't stay in the past, even if you might want it to. And in Birmingham there is a lot of history. This district and the paths that move through it is a testament to people who were willing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

My daughter and I decided to take a quick trip to Alabama to take in a little history. Little did we know that we were going to be surprised by our finds. The Civil Rights District is a four square block of gut wrenching details...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sheryl w
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Simply the best tour and tour guide you can find in Birmingham Alabama. Like most people we looked at this site. I can honestly say Clay was very engaging and treated the subject with compassion. I have no hesitation in recommending this tour to anyone....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Richard M
Reviewed 19 June 2018

an amazing history location we as adults loved the place we walked in the path of Dr martin Luther king jr saw amazing photos and visited the 16tth street Baptist church

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank latisha n
Reviewed 25 May 2018

This area is especially moving for those of us who remember the events of the Civil Rights Movement. Even though I was a child in the '60s, these times are deeply imprinted in me. If you were moved by these events, or love to explore...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Wonderful historical district. I was saddened to see the number of homeless. My only regret is not enough time to explore more.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lmellott
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22 November 2017|
Response from desrlmt | Reviewed this property |
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5 March 2017|
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Response from Pam C | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of street parking on weekends. I can't help re parking during the week, sorry.
7 June 2016|
Response from Jay B | Reviewed this property |
Between 10-12 minutes if you take I-65 normally.