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Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home

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Address: 315 S. Jackson Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone Number: 334-261-3270
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Description: Martin Luther King's residence from September 1954 to February 1960.

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Dr king's home

We were in the area and decided to take a look. The place is nice and well kept. We only had a short time as I said, but as an admirer of his great work I couldn't help but stop... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We were in the area and decided to take a look. The place is nice and well kept. We only had a short time as I said, but as an admirer of his great work I couldn't help but stop and look. All people seeking freedom and an end to hypocrisy should be drawn to this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This was a great way to end a day in Montgomery! The condition of the house is truly kept in amazing condition..i never knew that Montgomery had so much history behind it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The parsonage was a great way to start our day of sightseeing in Montgomery and it was cool to see the period furnishings in the parsonage and get an inside look into how Dr. King lived during his time serving in Montgomery.

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Lithonia, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Although this was the home of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I totally forgot about his predecessor, Dr, Vernon Johns. Dr. Johns was truly ahead of his time and probably did more to prepare the folks in MGM to think outside the box and what should be. The volunteer is a sweet lady who shared many of the daily experiences... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I have been to see the parsonage twice now and have gotten the same tour guide every time. She is wonderful, she shares so many details and stories about not only Martin Luther King Jr but other pastors that lived in the parsonage. it is $7.25 to get in, but the tour guide is a volunteer. You sit in a... More 

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Was very humbling to step back in time to see the home of MLK Jr., decorated in that time period. If you have the time, add this stop to your tour route in Montgomery.

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New London MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We visited this property on March 20. The highlight of the visit was our guide who was a member of Dexter Ave Baptist church at the time Martin Luther King served there. Her insight and experiences of the times made this visit very special.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We enjoyed going to the Parsonage museum. I went with my 8 year old daughter right after visiting the Rosa Parks museum. It was very interesting to hear about MLK's house being bombed while at the Rosa Parks museum and then go see the actual house that was bombed. The guide (which we arranged ahead of our trip) was very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I grew up in a house just like the MLK house so I wasn't that impressed by the stuff in the house. I also had seen a typewriter and old books so that didn't impress me. I was impressed that he had a special phone that the president could call him. The SELMA movie accurately depicts the MLK house.

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

This was a neat opportunity. One not to be missed while in Montgomery. If you are planning a visit, know that you cannot just show up. You need to email the museum and make a reservation. Took them a few days to reply to my request. But we felt the hassle was worth it.

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Address: 315 S. Jackson Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone Number: 334-261-3270
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Montgomery

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