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Things to do in Montgomery

 

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Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home
Ranked #1 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Historic Sites
Martin Luther King's residence from September 1954 to February 1960.
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Ranked #2 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #3 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Museums
Owner description: The Civil Rights Memorial Center is sponsored by the Southern Poverty Law Center in downtown Montgomery. It includes a great... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ranked #4 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: 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... 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 The museum helps visitors relive this tumultuous era with a video, artifacts, historical documents, a lifesize statue of Rosa Parks and a replica of the bus in which she sat that day.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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Ranked #5 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Specialty Museums
Owner description: The legacy of this celebrated couple is preserved in the only remaining Montgomery home they lived in while married, saved... more » Owner description: The legacy of this celebrated couple is preserved in the only remaining Montgomery home they lived in while married, saved from the wrecking ball when it was purchased in 1986. The historic house honors novelist F. Scott, best known for "The Great Gatsby," and his wife, Zelda, artist and author. The museum is open limited hours each week and by appointment. « less
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Ranked #6 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., used the pulpit of this unassuming red brick church to lead the 1955-56 Montgomery bus boycott,... more » Owner description: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., used the pulpit of this unassuming red brick church to lead the 1955-56 Montgomery bus boycott, which ignited the civil rights movement. Steeped in history, this church, where Dr. King served as pastor from 1954 to 1960, was also the site of many civil rights meetings during that era. « less
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Ranked #7 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: The names of 40 people killed in the battle for civil rights between 1954, when the U.S. Supreme Court outlawed segregation,... more » Owner description: The names of 40 people killed in the battle for civil rights between 1954, when the U.S. Supreme Court outlawed segregation, and 1968, the year of the assassination of Martin Luther King, are embedded forever in this round, flat, granite sculpture. Water flows gently over the surface of the inspiring memorial, designed by Maya Lin, who also created the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. « less
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Ranked #8 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #9 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #10 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Parks
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Ranked #11 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
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Ranked #12 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Historic Sites
Built in 1835, this was the home of the Confederacy President, Jefferson Davis.
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Ranked #13 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Gardens; Parks; Theaters
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Ranked #14 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Government Buildings; History Museums

The Capital building of Montgomery is a magnificent structure much like the National Capitol building, with a large white dome/rotunda.  The architecture is rare as is that of the... more »

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Ranked #15 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #16 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Cemeteries
Grave sites of Hank Williams, Sr., and his wife in the Oakwood Cemetery Annex.
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Ranked #17 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: History Museums; Libraries
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Ranked #18 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Historic Sites; Historic Walking Areas; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Get a taste of what life was like in 19th-century Montgomery, where three blocks of historic houses show how people lived in... more » Owner description: Get a taste of what life was like in 19th-century Montgomery, where three blocks of historic houses show how people lived in that era. You'll see barns, a one-room schoolhouse, a church, cotton gin and the striking contrast of rich versus poor - from mansions to a tiny house lined with newspaper for insulation. « less
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Ranked #19 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Specialty Museums; History Museums
Owner description: Hank Williams Museum in Montgomery, AL is a number-one destination for music fans. Exhibits include the 1952 Cadillac in... more » Owner description: Hank Williams Museum in Montgomery, AL is a number-one destination for music fans. Exhibits include the 1952 Cadillac in which he died, 17 stage suits including Nudie , custom made boots, cowboy hats, tie collection, furniture, portraits, records, horse saddle, piano,awards, rare photos, family history and personal film footage. Experience the history of the first country music superstar and see how Hank Williams transformed country music and sowed the seeds of what was to become American Music, blues, rockabilly and even rock and roll. « less
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Ranked #20 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Theaters; Performances

Troy University’s Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts has been converted into a 1,200 seat modern performing arts venue from its earlier days as The Paramount Theatre - a movie... more »

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Ranked #21 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Ballets
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Ranked #22 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Walking Areas
Historic area of the Civil Rights Movement.
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Ranked #23 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Historic Sites
Where Rosa Parks was arrested on December 1, 1955.
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Ranked #24 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: Fifty-eight-acre campus in Montgomery's scenic suburb plays host to a variety of community events, dance performances,... more » Owner description: Fifty-eight-acre campus in Montgomery's scenic suburb plays host to a variety of community events, dance performances, concerts and college ceremonies. « less
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Ranked #25 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Monuments/ Statues
Commemorates more than 122,000 soldiers from Alabama who fought and died for the Confederacy during the Civil War.
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Ranked #26 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
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Ranked #27 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Religious Sites
The church where Jefferson Davis worshipped during the Civil War.
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Ranked #28 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Cemeteries
Burial site for Governors George and Lurleen Wallace.
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Ranked #29 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Casinos
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Ranked #30 of 36 attractions in Montgomery
Category: Government Buildings
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