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“EXcellent museum”

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
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$55.00*
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Birmingham Civil Rights Tour
Ranked #2 of 95 things to do in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This historic museum traces the journey of the civil rights advocates of the 1950s and 60s, who changed the course of American history. The struggle for equality for Black Americans is chronicled here, from the Jim Crow laws in the 1800s to the freedom rides, sit-ins and demonstrations of the 1960s.
Reviewed November 8, 2011

Up to date use of technologyy brings the civil rights struggled to life.

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Reviewed November 5, 2011

The museum gives an excellent view of the civil rights struggle. A very disturbing history, especially of the racism in Alabama and in Birmingham in particular, but something that everyone should know.

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Reviewed October 31, 2011

the overall experience was good, i like the exhibits. the staffing needs a little more professional training: on the last exhibit of Emmit Till, you had two of the workers in there calling each other the "N" word. that was a teachable moment for my kids.

1  Thank Earnest W
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Reviewed October 21, 2011

I was a bit hesitant since I like to go to lower cost museums. This one was $9 per person with a discount. But it was worth every penny. The topic was thought provoking. At times I was choked up hearing the voices and seeing the pictures of the Civil Right fight. The displays went through the timeline and explained things extremely well. Some of the words used were pretty shocking, but I guess that's an indication of how things have changed due to the Civil Rights Movement.

Thank Cindy__31589
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Reviewed October 18, 2011

all of the history that I learned while touring the facility

Thank Raifield C
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