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Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home

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Address: 309 S. Jackson Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone Number: 334-261-3270
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Martin Luther King's residence from September 1954 to February 1960.

Martin Luther King's residence from September 1954 to February 1960.

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Dr. Shirley Cherry is a wonderful tour guide!

So glad after living here 16 years we made it to this museum and tour. Dr. Cherry is a gem! Montgomery is lucky to have her at the Dexter Parsonage Museum!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So glad after living here 16 years we made it to this museum and tour. Dr. Cherry is a gem! Montgomery is lucky to have her at the Dexter Parsonage Museum!

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dr. Shirley Cherry was amazing. She had such passion and conviction over the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. She really knows how to keep a crowd's attention. The most amazing part of the tour was being able to walk through the house, standing where The King family stood, hearing of their personal struggles and learning that Dr. King... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful tour. Dr Shirley Cherry brought the moments in Dr King's life alive with her great passion and knowlege. It was amazing to think we were in the same home, in the very same spots were Dr King had good times and bad times. I would recommend this tour highly. It will cause you to reflect about the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dr. Cherry was the best tour guide. She has passion for the civil rights movement and Dr. King. I literally almost started to cry as she took us back in time.

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Thank Stacey K
Billings, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dr Shirley Cherry was an amazing tour guide! Her tour was fabulous because of her passion for civil rights and her respect of Martin Luther King Jr. Dr Cherry shared several turning points in history. I admire her gratitude for the outstanding people that made a difference. She is definitely and excellent teacher as we learned so much. She made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

was very moved by Ms. Shirley's stories and love for the church and parsonage, plus her love for Dr. King is Great!! would visit this site again and again.. loved it that much

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide was fantastic. She was enthusiastic, welcoming, and knowledgeable. I learned so much and was so glad that I visited. I would definitely recommend the Dexter Parsonage Museum to others!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This house is exactly how it was when MLK was living there with his family..the tour guide was excellent actually knew him and had funny stories to share..

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Baytown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the Parsonage with my 12yr old daughter. Giving the recent recent events and temperamental political atmosphere, she has been asking a lot of questions. So along with reading books I decided to give her a visual learning experience along with a vacation. Not really sure what to expect during the Parsonage visit. This very energetic and later to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family visited Dexter Parsonage. It was an awesome feeling walking through the house that Martin Luther King shared with his family. The lady who gave the tour was very informative. I am happy the house was kept in very good condition. I think everyone should visit the Parsonage. It is a very important place..... It is part of America's... More 

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