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Address: Moulton/Montgomery Streets, Montgomery, AL
Description: Where Rosa Parks was arrested on December 1, 1955.

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Day Trip to Montgomery

This was a great experience to stand at this site. I wish we had more time to experience the museum.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This was a great experience to stand at this site. I wish we had more time to experience the museum.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I felt like this could have been better memorialized. All there is, is a sign out front of the museum that talks about the bus boycott. Nothing really stating or showing where exactly it was that she was arrested.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The museum tour is very well put together. Very thought provoking and educational. We were educated on back history and what happened after the arrest.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

well done piece of important history - well documented plaques around the area. Took a moment to think and reflect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Given the contributions that Rosa Parks and other fearless people made to promote Civil Rights and equality in this country, no trip in the area is complete to see the location where Ms. Parks made her stand by sitting down. The arrest site is adjacent to the Rosa Parks Library and Museum (which is sadly closed on Sundays). When traveling... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

The actual beginning of the civil rights movement-a marker where Rosa Parks got on the bus when she refused to give up her seat. It's inspiring that Montgomery is proud of it's history whether it be good are tainted at times. The entire walking tour from here is worth taking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

A historical marker indicating the bus stop where Rosa refused to give up her seat. Right near the Rosa Parks Museum. Great way to begin the museum experience.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

As part of a walking tour of the 1960's cicil rights movement, this is one stop along the way that has a great view up Dexter to the Capitol building.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

The picture posted is not the actual sight (sculpture) it's where she got on the bus (site slightly over). However it was interesting and humbling to stand in the location that she got on the bus and ironically the same area in which slaves were sold and then to look down just a very short distance and see the location... More 

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