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Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home

315 S Jackson St, Montgomery, AL 36104-4407
+1 334-261-3270
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315 S Jackson St, Montgomery, AL 36104-4407
+1 334-261-3270
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The best part of the visit was the guide, who had personal experiences with Dr King. The place is small and simple, but significant because of the history.

Thank Ronaldtzb
Reviewed 5 days ago

I would highly recommend a visit to Dexter Parsonage Museum! I Brought my wife and my 2 sons for the visit. My sons are 13 years old. I wanted them to know how Dr Martin Luther King changed the course of history!! I would like...More

Thank skindr1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel for a living as a photographer. I have never, ever, anywhere in the world, had a finer experience. Visiting South Johnson Street following the Civil Rights Trail, the Dexter Avenue Parsonage Tour lead by Dr. Shirley was a crash course on the history...More

Thank William A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dr. Shirley Cherry gave our school group a tour that we will never forget. Many said it was the highlight of our week. Her stories and the life advice that was mixed in was meaningful and powerful. She made Dr. King real for our students....More

Thank juliestansfieldsmith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped here on my way from Iowa to Florida. The cost was $7.50 for the tour. A very nice lady who had MLK jr. for a pastor gave the tour. It was pretty neat to have someone tell the story that had lived through...More

1  Thank kermit67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a unique place! This is not only a museum, the spirit of MLK is kept alive here. Shirley who led us through the parsonage was warm, honest, critical and sharp - and having lived through then and now, she had a lot to share....More

1  Thank Tu B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a treat for our family. I am so happy we took the time to visit the parsonage home of the King family, not just the museum (which was also great). Our tour guide was an amazing, gifted woman whose stories brought you right...More

1  Thank Francine L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The home that Dr. King lived in while he was pastor at the Dexter Baptist Church was one of the most interesting things we did while in Montgomery. Dr. Shirley Cherry led our tour and her passion for Dr. King, the home and teaching is...More

Thank PhoenixRobin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a treat to walk the street that MLK walked. Was able to tour the home which is surprisingly large (currently has a/c but wasn't the case back then). Has lots of original furniture and items from when King lived there. Biggest treat was the...More

1  Thank EinDC65
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and informative staff. You will watch a 15 minute video then walk a few steps over to Dr. Martin Luther King's residence when he was a pastor at Dexter Baptist Church. There are photos that aren't published anywhere else but the museum. The...More

1  Thank Ericka W
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Hi! How did you arrange the private tour? It sounds wonderful! Thank you!!
29 March 2017|
Response from rk2005 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if there's a specific way to arrange a private tour, maybe call or email via their website? The place is usually not crowded, and we just happened to be the only ones there at the time. Going on a weekday will... More
Julissa D
How long is tour?
20 March 2017|
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Response from LynneCohen | Reviewed this property |
It was just my husband and me. The tour was great and lasted about an hour.
Lisa P
Hello, is this museum stll in operation?
23 February 2016|
Response from Jamia J |
Yes ma'am! We are open Tues-Fri , 10am-4pm and on Sat ,10am-2pm. The tours are by the hour .