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Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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We spent a lovely (albeit rainy) afternoon here and came away both horrified and hopeful. The... read more

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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Drove by here on May 19, 2019 to see the building that is located across from the 16th Avenue Church. Did not get out but loved the design of the building!!!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

A trip to the Civil Rights institute is absolutely life changing. You may think you know the history of the civil rights movement, or (like me) you may not know much about it at all. But there is so much to learn and experience here. Displays are evocative and very well done. We could have easily spent more time. Plan at least 3 hours. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

The Institute records well and graphically a very important time in American history. The exhibits in the museum help give the context behind the protests in Birmingham at the time.
A visit here is a must for anyone with an interest in US social history.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Across the street from the church that was bombed in 1963 killing 4 little girls is a monument to the inhumanity that the Civil Rights Institute documents very well. It really makes you think and hurt.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jack M
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

This place is very moving. Documenting the desecration of the area. I would highly recommend everyone go through this it was very eye opening for me.

Date of experience: May 2018
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