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Civil Rights District

Birmingham, AL 35203
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Civil Rights District

Civil Rights District is a walking tour through different sites of Civil Rights movement from the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Julian P
High Point
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Civil Rights walk

There is a self-guided tour you can take which will lead you past specific sites significant in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Elizabeth B
Los Angeles, California
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The neighborhood that was the center of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement is now a historic district with the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at its center.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“baptist church” (12 reviews)
“walking tour” (9 reviews)
Birmingham, AL 35203
Birmingham, AL 35203

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Civil Rights District is a walking tour through different sites of Civil Rights movement from the 60’s lots of history here there is no cost for tour ,worthy of a visit if your in the area.

Thank Julian P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a self-guided tour you can take which will lead you past specific sites significant in the Civil Rights movement

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Birmingham on a business trip for four days. When I arrived, asked the airport taxi for his best city tips and this was it. In fact, even though it was already after midnight, he offered, and I accepted, a civil rights driving tour of...More

1  Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our recent Civil Rights history road trip. All I can say is that my mind was blown when I realized that every iconic photo and every story I’ve ever seen or heard from what took place in Birmingham all happened within...More

1  Thank Christine B
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We parked near the Civil Rights Institute (not problem finding street parking). Lots to see- as well as the Institute, Park and Baptist Church. Plus walking trails. Recommended.

Thank SAHoulwood8284
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The district has always been very special. The history located there has driven our country. Now, through the work of locals and Mayor William Bell the district is a National Monument. The Civil Rights story will continue to be told.

Thank DTL0323
Reviewed 8 November 2017

the Civil Rights movement the walk about in the MLK district was beautiful. and free the day we were there. To see the home of MLK, the church , the fire house where he played and the eternal flame are memorable

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 17 September 2017

A have visited this museum several times in the past 10 years. It speaks of the history of the civil rights movement, particularly in "Bombingham"!! In fact, the museum is directly across the street form the 16th Street Baptist Church where an act of white...More

1  Thank Bill D
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Kelly Ingram Park is a good starting point to explore the Civil Rights District. It contains impressive and graphic sculptures from the Civil Rights riots and movement. The 16th Avenue Baptist Church is across the street as is the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Good signs...More

3  Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Nice signs explaining the history of the area and the U.S., really. Police appear to patrol the area quite well. Maps are available online to view while walking.

1  Thank badgergirls
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22 November 2017|
Response from desrlmt | Reviewed this property |
Yes, yes, and nothing.
5 March 2017|
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Response from Pam C | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of street parking on weekends. I can't help re parking during the week, sorry.
Dequandra O
7 June 2016|
Response from Jay B | Reviewed this property |
Between 10-12 minutes if you take I-65 normally.