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Civil Rights Memorial Center

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Address: 400 Washington Ave, Montgomery, AL 36104-4344
Phone Number: 334.956.8200
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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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Great History for the kids

It is located close to several local historical sights like the Dexter Ave Baptist Church and State Capitol. We simply parked and walked to the historical sites that we were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is located close to several local historical sights like the Dexter Ave Baptist Church and State Capitol. We simply parked and walked to the historical sites that we were interest. you read about the memorial wall and fountain but you have to visit it to get the full effect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This center is reasonably priced and a wonderful look into those who were victim to the travesties of this time. My family and I visited about two years ago and I would go again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very small but very beautiful and well put together memorial centre, detailing the tragic history of the civil rights movement and those who suffered and died for the fight for equality! It is absolutely worth visiting and supporting and acknowledging the memories of those within. There are a number of interactive exhibits and images and information regarding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Goosebumps. A wonderful memorial that is definitly worth a visit. Easy street parking too. Entry fee is only a couple of dollars

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Thank aussietraveller235
DeLand, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this memorial. So moving and interesting. You will enjoy it if you are interested in what made this country what it is.

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Thank danrosebaugh
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this museum and learned a lot about the history of the civil rights movement and how today the march goes on. We took the pledge to not be silent and to stand against hate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Civil Rights Memorial Centre is an important place to visit if in the area of Montgomery. It is always difficult to "enjoy" something like this but it was very well done. None of the names were left unmentioned in the video or on the walls within the centre. The wall of tolerance gives you a sense of ownership, the... More 

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Thank Catriona C
Ocoee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Civil Rights Movement was a very pivotal moment in history and those who fought for change and equality. The Men,Women and Children are honored for standing for the Rights of all Americans.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my family here on a Saturday afternoon to learn and reflect on the sacrifices many have made in the past to improve our world. The center is small and takes about an hour and a half to two (depending on if you watch the video and how many of the displays you read/discuss). There is a nice water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great experience here with our two children & were lucky to also have a staff member who took time to talk with our kids about what they witnessed in the exhibit. This is an important place to visit.

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