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Civil Rights Memorial Center

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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...more
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400 Washington Ave, Montgomery, AL 36104-4344
+1 334-956-8200
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Reviewed today

Not what I thought I would find in Montgomery but so glad we did! A very strong, impactful museum that may leave you a little changed (for the good) forever!

Thank MarilynGA
Reviewed 2 days ago

Unfortunately, the Civil Rights Memorial was closed during our visit, as it was undergoing some repairs due to a water main issue. We will return to Montgomery to see this and a few other sites we weren't able to get to on this visit. The...More

Thank Dietzler
Reviewed July 30, 2018

I visited this great exhibit and had the time of my life. I was reminded of my past and the many lives that was loss during a sad time in American history.

Thank rbjatl
Lecia B, Manager at Civil Rights Memorial Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Thank you for visiting. It is gratifying to know you found it rewarding. This history is so important. #TheMarchContinues

Reviewed July 28, 2018

We came to Montgomery to visit this museum, and it was an excellent, and very powerful.visit. The information and the way it is told will stay with you forever.

Thank Caz5559
Lecia B, Manager at Civil Rights Memorial Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting the Civil Rights Memorial Center. Please share what you’ve learned with others. #TheMarchContinues

Reviewed July 25, 2018

Visiting the civil rights memorial was very powerful. It was sobering but it is important to be serious about our violent history. We must not let such atrocities happen again. I teach race relations but still learned a lot visiting the museum. The number of...More

Thank colombiajan
angelia a, Guest Relations Manager at Civil Rights Memorial Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting the Center and We are glad that you were inspired and insightful about the atrocities of the past and the present. Again, thank you for coming and # The March Continues

Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

This was an excellent place to visit in Montgomery. The information provided was superb and very moving. Learning about the stories of the individuals was good. The memorial itself was not available to visit (not sure why) but you can still see it from a...More

Thank suzannebrady
Reviewed July 16, 2018

The Civil Rights Memorial is full of rich history. This is an excellent place to visit if you are in search of history.

Thank veroniquea606
Lecia B, Manager at Civil Rights Memorial Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting us. We do our best to share the history that’s often hidden or ignored. #TheMarchContinues

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

This Memorial covers a wealth of information in a smaller space. The staff is very helpful and will assist you in the process if needed. The museum is self guided. There is a short video to watch however it is very informative. The gift shop...More

Thank Cvstaples
Lecia B, Manager at Civil Rights Memorial Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We’re thrilled to learn your visit was meaningful. #TheMarchContinues

Reviewed July 12, 2018

You cannot see the fountain at this time, but it is still worth a visit. There is so much civil rights history indoors that everyone should see.

Thank rlleen
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Amazing experience. Cant wait to visit again. Employees are friendly. Everyone was amazing. Take your children

Thank Moniquealvies
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May 30, 2018|
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Response from Lecia B | Property representative |
I apologize fo the delay. The National Museum for Peace and Justice is open Sunday 9-5. Go there first. The Civil Rights Memorial is outside and accessible 24 hours a day. Thanks for visiting!
June 1, 2017|
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Response from Lecia B | Property representative |
The Civil Rights Memorial I accessible 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. The Center is not open on Sunday. Please stop by!
August 5, 2016|
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Response from kendrick | Reviewed this property |
I parked at a meter on the street, no problems.