We couldn’t go inside but it is still worth going to see this historical site, given its importance to history and the civil rights movement.
About Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church
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My Australian friends and I had the benefit of attending a church service at this historical church. From the moment we stepped inside we were greeted and welcomed as if we were regular attendees. The churchgoers were friendly, accommodating and the service itself (albeit a...More
The only church that Martin Luther King pastored. Some artifacts from when he was there but mostly done in the period decoration. There was a short movie followed by a very dynamic presentation by an excellent docent named Wanda. Many of the beginnings of the...More
We added this to our trip itinerary on somewhat of a whim as we were driving through Montgomery, and so glad that we did. The scheduled tours were closed for the day, but our family was invited to your the church by the wonderful volunteers....More
A delightful tour of this unassuming church. Guide was very knowledgeable, encouraged questions as well as photos and even took them for everybody. Very special place.
A beautiful church in such an ironic location: just a couple of blocks from the imposing Capitol Building, where Jefferson Davis once gave his inaugural speech from the building’s massive steps. A warm, welcoming church. At 16, I slipped down this stairs 😂 in the...More
we went on the tour by ourselves probably would get more out of it on a guided tour. you can take as long as you want. you visit both the lower level and the worship center of the the church. you can see the capital...More
While you can visit on your won it is well worth taking a guided tour to learn the details you would miss on your own.