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While driving around following Civil Rights trails, we drove into Scottsboro and were pleased to... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2017
Murrieta, California
Impressive look at a key event of Southern, US and World history.

As a college history major, I have long known of the Scottsboro Boys tragedy. Having taught school... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2017
Jim K
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428 W Willow St, Scottsboro, AL 35768-4351
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

The museum is NOT open at the times posted and the phone was answered with a recording - my husband was really disappointed as we had spent the night in town especially to see the museum. Sure that it is really something that would be...More

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Reviewed May 25, 2017

While driving around following Civil Rights trails, we drove into Scottsboro and were pleased to find a Center devoted to the Scottsboro Boys. The center is educational and full of details. The docents are very friendly and willing to share their experiences and stories. Well...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2017

As a college history major, I have long known of the Scottsboro Boys tragedy. Having taught school nearly 40 years, I shared of it with students in my US history, government, and street law classes. I was pleased to see a few years ago that...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Ms. Sheila the curator of the museum was very knowledgeable about the Scottsboro Boys case. She's worked very hard on chronicling the events. There's many memorabilia and photos on the case. Anyone that's stop by on their travels will get a real education on the...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2016

This was one of the best museum visits we have ever had. We stopped by on a Saturday and they were giving a private tour and let us sit in. The staff played a movie about the history around the trial and injustice served to...More

1  Thank shawn w
Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Educational. Eye-opening. Full of historical details. Large amount of collateral. Guides are walking historians, ready to share intricate details.

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Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

As someone who is somewhat of a history buff , I thoroughly enjoyed the time spent learning something that wasn't taught during any of my history classes. People really should take the time to learn what these young gentlemen endured . Simply because of accusations...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2013

I visited the Scottsboro Boys Museum & Cultural Center en route to exploring the Civil Rights districts of Birmingham and Montgomery. I expected to find a handful of exhibits dusted off and put on display inside an active church. As I discovered, the church used...More

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