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Rosa Parks Library and Museum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Southern history as told in Montgomery

How would Rosa Park’s story be told? It seemed straight forward, not an apology or a coverup. Lots... read more

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A must see while you are in Montgomery. They also have a children's wing with a nice film and a... read more

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251 Montgomery St, 251 Montgomery Street, 36104, Montgomery, AL 36104-3526
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

How would Rosa Park’s story be told? It seemed straight forward, not an apology or a coverup. Lots of visual displays and a reinactment of the bus incident.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Rockwell L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see while you are in Montgomery. They also have a children's wing with a nice film and a big bus you can sit on. We loved it!!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank AllisonK1224
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum at Troy University consisted of two parts. The children’s portion contained a Time Machine that told the story of African-Americans leading up to Rosa Park’s courageous stand. The other half of the museum told the story of Rosa Parks and the bus boycott.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Susan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great technology for kids and parents. Thoroughly enjoyed the "bus ride" So glad it is continuing to be shown so we don't forget out past.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Carolyn E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exceeded expectations. Very well designed museum. The recreation of Mrs. Parks' experience on the bus (you stand watching an actual bus with projected images of people and a sound track of what happened that day) gave me a perspective on why integrating the buses was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did not believe so much history could be packed into such a small area. That experience was well worth the few dollars spent to enter. Wow I can not believe how much I learned.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank coreyh177
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very small, limited museum but sometimes 'less is more'. The shop was not open so no souvenirs unfortunately. The film in the childrens museum next door was very good, however.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 186338Jmd
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

An outstanding museum . The virtual bus experience makes this place accessible to kids. Lots of good enlarged photos and information about an amazing, brave woman and the events surrounding her courageous act.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank KSCoral
Reviewed July 9, 2019

This museums reveals all the back story to Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat. The history surrounding that incident, that we are all familiar with, is fascinating, and presented beautifully in this very clean and well kept small museum. It is definitely worth...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Linda L
Reviewed July 4, 2019

Nice mueum with information and exhibits dealing with Rosa Parks and the bus boycott. There is a vidoe to start and then each area of the museum is distinct and catches all of your sences. A great place to learn the basics about the boycott...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Mary M
June 5, 2017|
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Response from Carl S | Reviewed this property |
Under $20 for two people.
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CBBCL19
May 7, 2017|
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Response from wrider10 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't the actual arrest site. The bus is actually inside the museum . If there is any way you can stay until the next day the museum is fabulous.
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March 20, 2017|
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Response from Deeadrea J | Reviewed this property |
You move at your own pace through many sections. We read everything and it took about 2 hours.
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