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Rosa Parks Library and Museum

251 Montgomery Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
334-241-8661
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Ranked #2 of 37 Attractions in Montgomery
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
Owner description: This tribute to the "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement" honors Rosa Parks, the African-American woman who, in 1955, sparked the civil rights... more » Owner description: This tribute to the "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement" honors Rosa Parks, the African-American woman who, in 1955, sparked the civil rights movement by refusing to give her bus seat to a white man. The museum helps visitors relive this tumultuous era with a video, artifacts, historical documents, a lifesize statue of Rosa Parks and a replica of the bus in which she sat that day. « less
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Saugus
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Rosa Parks Library and Museum is a very wonderful place to visit if you like history. Fascinating items and details if you are in Montgomery

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Montgomery, Alabama, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

have long meant to visit this place. wonderful multimedia presentation and a very knowledgeable docent. knew many of the basics but not exact dates or names. this place helped to pull it all together in my mind. highly recommend.

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Sarasota, Florida
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106 reviews 106 reviews
67 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

A great place to learn of the struggle black folks in America went though in a racist 1960s. Educational and worthy of anyones time.

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Montreal
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

What can I say. The Rosa Parks Library and Museum was the highlight of our trip in Montgomery, AL. Amazing Overall Clever and informative presentation of Ms. Parks's simple act and the effect it had on the civil rights movement. You will also learn about her lonely and impoverished last years. This presentations works for all ages and even 8-12... More

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Creemore, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

While in Montgomery, make sure to tour the Rosa Parks Library and Museum. Montgomery itself is in a rebuilding mode, it seems. And I'm routing for it and hoping downtown Montgomery can build itself up. The people are so warm and welcoming. A definite stop while in Alabama.

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Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I agree with a previous reviewer's comments about how friendly and welcoming the people in Montgomery are. We really enjoyed Montgomery and its many attractions. The Rosa Parks Library and Museum was excellent and fun. There are two parts to the facility. One is called the Children's Museum and included a "Cleveland St. Bus" that is an interactive trip back... More

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ARAB, AL
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was very interested place. It has great information for kids. Well anyone interested in history.

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Montgomery Village
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Don't miss the Rosa Parks Library and Museum. Great exhibits and wonderful tour guides take you through Ms. Parks' life, the Montgomery bus boycott, and resulting changes in civil rights. Appropriate for all ages.

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Sydney, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Firstly we loved the city of Montgomery, Alabama. The people are so friendly and helpful... We would definitely go back... The Rosa Parks Museum was definitely worth visiting..She was an amazing person. This museum was laid out well and kept our interest the entire time.....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

They have done a great job bringing the period and her contributions to life, with elaborate multi-media exhibits. Be sure to see the "children's" exhibit first.

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