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Museum of Slavery and Civil Rights

1410 Water Ave, Selma, AL 36703-3873
+1 334-418-4889
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My favorite part of the museum was meeting Mrs Annie Pearl Avery. We spent about 30 minutes... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
Melanie N
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Alabama
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Selma History

Every person must visit Awesome to see and read history Exhibits are wonderful If you're close... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Sylvester J
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Atlanta, Georgia
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
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“short film” (2 reviews)
“living legend” (2 reviews)
“civil rights” (3 reviews)
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1410 Water Ave, Selma, AL 36703-3873
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+1 334-418-4889
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

My favorite part of the museum was meeting Mrs Annie Pearl Avery. We spent about 30 minutes listening to her stories. She had a warmth of a grandmother but we could see her strength. We learned that from a young age she could see the...More

1  Thank Melanie N
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Every person must visit Awesome to see and read history Exhibits are wonderful If you're close to Selma, definitely worth the extra miles

Thank Sylvester J
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

If you love history this is for you. Our tour guide was civil rights activist Annie Pearl Avery. I only thought the museum was one room but it takes up an entire block. The museum could use some renovation. My family enjoyed this. We learned...More

1  Thank Indi C
Reviewed March 30, 2017

This museum communicates an urgent and important message about civil rights in the United States. Meeting Ms. Annie-Pearl Avery is a privilege; her life is an incredible testament to courage, resilience and resistance.

Thank superman77
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

A good balance of life before slavery, the appalling experience of slavery and a celebration of the achievements of the descendants of slaves. Excellent.

1  Thank MidasTouchJewels
Reviewed October 26, 2016

This exhibit reveals issues seldom explored in American history. The post emancipation social, economic, legal, and political systems need to be understood for this country to continued toward the realization of the promise of the Constitution.

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed July 13, 2016

The museum is a testimony to African American history in general, more than that of slavery and civil rights specifically, but we enjoyed our time there. We got there before they had opened (even though the open sign was placed outside), but were so very...More

2  Thank InaMP
Reviewed June 30, 2016

This place was closed down.no reason was given. It was very disappointing for the kids in our group.

1  Thank zablob
Reviewed April 16, 2016

We had the good fortune to arrive just as a party of youngsters were about to begin their tour and we were invited to join them. We had no idea what to expect and when Mr Walker began his "presentation" we were blown away. I...More

3  Thank Jean M
Reviewed February 16, 2016

This is a good museum to visit that covers a lot of the African side of the journey of the slave trade. Good documentation is presented in the museum as well as a long historical timeline of history of the region. There is some registries...More

3  Thank Dennis P
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