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Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home

315 S Jackson St, Montgomery, AL 36104-4407
+1 334-261-3270
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Martin Luther King's residence from September 1954 to February 1960.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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315 S Jackson St, Montgomery, AL 36104-4407
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What an absolutely moving piece of history. To actually walk through the parsonage where Dr. King and his young family lived for 6 years. To stand on the front porch near the spot where a bomb hit his home endangering the life of his wife,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. We had a movie in the interpretive center and then we went to the house. She let my son unlock the door to the house (SO exciting for me as MLK has been my hero for as...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopping here brought back so many memories. A walk through a dark period of our country. You cannot help but be moved by it. It made us realize that we will need to return and spend a few days exploring the history of this area...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing to actually be inside the home and contemplate the conversations and events that occurred at the parsonage. So much history and intrigue. Don't miss it!

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Reviewed May 16, 2018

had good time with family visiting the history. had our grandchildren with us they learned alot from this museeum

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

To be honest, we didn't go through the museum, but that was only because we spent more than an hour chatting with the staff. The conversation was related to the museum, and it was so interesting that we ran out of time to see the...More

2  Thank Rachel R
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Reviewed May 5, 2018

The facility was closed but we took pics and looked around on the outside. I hope to visit gain in the near future to see the inside.

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Reviewed May 3, 2018

Glencile was an excellent tour guide. She was good-natured and very knowledgeable about Dr. King and the Civil Rights movement. She was able to answer all our questions and balance them with the other information she was giving us. The house has much of the...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

A landmark you need to visit in tandem with the Dexter Ave church - home to Pastors of the famous church a few blocks away in what was one of the notable black communities from the 1920s onward. Get going soon as one of the...More

Thank Chris A
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Wonderful tour with Glencile, She was not only a very nice and friendly, upbeat and positive woman but also very knowledgeable about Dr. King and the history and the family and the area. Well worth taking this tour and I went the first one at...More

3  Thank Monteverdeguy
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Cassie W
May 8, 2018|
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Response from moviegeekjn | Reviewed this property |
I did not reserve a slot, but they just do tours at top of the hour and I arrived during lunch hour so I needed to wait 40 minutes
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lakermar
March 29, 2017|
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Response from rk2005 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if there's a specific way to arrange a private tour, maybe call or email via their website? The place is usually not crowded, and we just happened to be the only ones there at the time. Going on a weekday will... More
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Julissa D
March 20, 2017|
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Response from LynneCohen | Reviewed this property |
It was just my husband and me. The tour was great and lasted about an hour.
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