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Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home

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Martin Luther King's residence from September 1954 to February 1960.
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315 S Jackson St, Montgomery, AL 36104-4407
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Reviewed January 12, 2019

What a great experience to see where the King family lived and contemplate everything these four walls have witnessed. Listening to Dr. King’s recording in the kitchen made the tour for me.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

My wife and I had a day to spend in Montgomery. This is one of the sites we chose. It was worthwhile. The tour guide was very accommodating and enjoyable to interact with. The furnishing were set in the mid-50's era, with many of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

We came here after the church visit and whilst not the same initial welcome we did feel privileged to share this story. The house is largely unchanged from the time of Martin Luther King’s time and had interesting stories to tell from the bomb marks...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

My family and I visited Dr. King's home in Montgomery during our annual road trip. They hold a simple tour of the home that touches on the history and courage King showed during the civil rights days. The home is furnished with some of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

We visited on a Saturday morning - about 10 of us in total. Wanda was our guide and she was superb - her warmth an£ friendliness made us feel so welcome and made our visit such a feel good experience. We watched a video before...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

Friendly because everyone there is so nice! Sad because of what MLK was forced to endure, and because everything on display is from 50+ years and a bit tired. Tour includes a 20 minute film and 20 minute or so tour of the parsonage home....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

The two ladies who greeted us and gave us the tour of the Parsonage made history come alive. I think the lady who spoke and gave us the tour was named Shirley. I loved seeing the 60's era furniture, tableware, kitchen table, clock. It brought...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Very glad that we got the chance to come to the parsonage. It is 7.50 for 12 and above. 5.50 for 6 to 11. After this stop, go by Dexter King Memorial Church.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

Having been to the place in Memphis where Dr. King was murdered, it was wonderful to visit the place that was his home when he was in Montgomery where we could envision better days when he began his career, his family and his activism. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Must see. Amazing to walk in Dr. King’s home and consider all he had to contemplate in his time. Bomb scar still exists on the front porch. Makes him feel like a family man, like many of us all.

Date of experience: October 2018
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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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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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It was just my husband and me. The tour was great and lasted about an hour.
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