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Museum of Slavery and Civil Rights

1410 Water Ave, Selma, AL 36703-3873
+1 334-418-4889
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Hidden Jewel

If you love history this is for you. Our tour guide was civil rights activist Annie Pearl Avery. I... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Indi C
Memphis, Tennessee
via mobile
A living legend

This museum communicates an urgent and important message about civil rights in the United States... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Brookline, Massachusetts
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1410 Water Ave, Selma, AL 36703-3873
+1 334-418-4889
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

If you love history this is for you. Our tour guide was civil rights activist Annie Pearl Avery. I only thought the museum was one room but it takes up an entire block. The museum could use some renovation. My family enjoyed this. We learned...More

1  Thank Indi C
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This museum communicates an urgent and important message about civil rights in the United States. Meeting Ms. Annie-Pearl Avery is a privilege; her life is an incredible testament to courage, resilience and resistance.

Thank superman77
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

A good balance of life before slavery, the appalling experience of slavery and a celebration of the achievements of the descendants of slaves. Excellent.

Thank MidasTouchJewels
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This exhibit reveals issues seldom explored in American history. The post emancipation social, economic, legal, and political systems need to be understood for this country to continued toward the realization of the promise of the Constitution.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The museum is a testimony to African American history in general, more than that of slavery and civil rights specifically, but we enjoyed our time there. We got there before they had opened (even though the open sign was placed outside), but were so very...More

1  Thank InaMP
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This place was closed down.no reason was given. It was very disappointing for the kids in our group.

1  Thank zablob
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We had the good fortune to arrive just as a party of youngsters were about to begin their tour and we were invited to join them. We had no idea what to expect and when Mr Walker began his "presentation" we were blown away. I...More

3  Thank Jean M
Reviewed 16 February 2016

This is a good museum to visit that covers a lot of the African side of the journey of the slave trade. Good documentation is presented in the museum as well as a long historical timeline of history of the region. There is some registries...More

3  Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Outstanding museum, It was a honor talking with Ms Avery. She provided us with some good information. My family really enjoyed her. The museum had some great art in it.

1  Thank My Info H
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Oh my goodness the way the tour was set up was a once in a life time experience! It made me feel like I had went in a time machine. The tour guide acted as a slave owner and the tourists were the slave. We...More

4  Thank Kowanda H
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Thomas R
11 June 2015|
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