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Civil Rights Memorial Center

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Address: 400 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone Number: 334.956.8200
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Description: The Civil Rights Memorial Center is sponsored by the Southern Poverty Law...
The Civil Rights Memorial Center is sponsored by the Southern Poverty Law Center in downtown Montgomery. It includes a great deal of educational information about the Civil Rights Movement, a movie about the movement, and a memorial monument. $2.00 admission is charged.
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Beautiful Exhibit

What a lovely memorial and museum. Because the A/V wasn't working, there was no admission fee. What we were able to experience was so powerful and definitely a worthwhile trip.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

What a lovely memorial and museum. Because the A/V wasn't working, there was no admission fee. What we were able to experience was so powerful and definitely a worthwhile trip.

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Cleveland, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The price of admission is only a couple of dollars. Great info and very powerful movie. Wish it had a little more to it, but still worthwhile to see.

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Benicia, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The center provides a fitting tribute to the martyrs of the Civil Rights movement. There is a very informative movie and an opportunity to carry on the struggle for the down-trodden by placing your name on the wall of justice. Whomever designed this center was brilliant. I really had a memorable visit. The best $2 you will spend on your... More 

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Clemson, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We were not expecting the memorial to be as extensive as it was. It exceeded our expectations by a lot. The abundant information and history is presented in such diverse and interactive formats that my teenagers did not get bored and wanted to see/watch/listen to/read everything. Even my kindergartner understood a lot of what we were reading and seeing. We... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The Civil Rights Memorial itself honors the achievements and memory of those who died during the Civil Rights Movement, through the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King in 1968. It's flowing waters does indeed recall Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s well-known paraphrase of Amos 5:24 - We will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like... More 

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Mainz, Germany
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

If you are a history buff. This is the best of all of the historic sites to see in Montgomery. A great tribute to all of those that were involved in the civil rights movement in the 60s. Very touching

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

If you like history, this is a good place to visit. Excellent oportunity to reflect on the sacrefices of many.

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Midland, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This is the best of all of the historic sites to see in Montgomery. A great tribute to all of those that were involved in the civil rights movement in the 60s. Very touching.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I can not describe the information housed in this museum or the emotions that surfaced as a result of walking through the museum. This museum certainly takes you to a place you don't want to go; the past. The education you receive while visiting this center is remarkable although hard to believe that humans can treat other humans in that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

I enjoyed my trip here. It was only $2 to enter and was a small, but interesting exhibit. The best part is the memorial outside and the wall inside. I hope they continue to expand this. Note: you will have to pass through security like at the airport to go inside.

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Address: Address: 400 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone Number: 334.956.8200
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Montgomery

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