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Rosa Parks Library and Museum

251 Montgomery St, 251 Montgomery Street, 36104, Montgomery, AL 36104-3526
+1 334-241-8661
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Have to say didn't really know what to expect, but this is well done, informative, and interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paul H
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Smyrna, Georgia, United States
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To be able to stand in the spot if one the most brave and courageous women in American History was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
livelife h
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Decatur, Georgia
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This tribute to the "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement" honors Rosa Parks, the African-American woman who, in 1955, sparked the civil rights movement by refusing to give her bus seat to a white man. The museum helps visitors relive this tumultuous era with a video, artifacts, historical documents, a lifesize statue of Rosa Parks and a replica of the bus in which she sat that day.
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251 Montgomery St, 251 Montgomery Street, 36104, Montgomery, AL 36104-3526
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Have to say didn't really know what to expect, but this is well done, informative, and interesting. The staff helpful, knowledgeable and very nice. Definitely, start with the bus ride at the children's museum ( title misleading) and then to the main exhibit.

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 3 days ago

To be able to stand in the spot if one the most brave and courageous women in American History was a great honor.

Thank livelife h
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum honors Ms Rosa Parks and many other leaders of the Civil Rights era. There is a lot to see and learn. The exhibits are well designed with good descriptions. The only downside was it was crowded so we felt rushed at times to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This Museum brings you way back in history today eighteen-hundreds to the 1950s the interactive activities the artifacts in the stories told through video and sound is amazing is a must-see when you're in Montgomery such a story of a wonderful and courageous woman Rosa...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Part of Montgomery's History and a must visit for those of us interested in the history of the civil rights movement.

Thank Lamya A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favorite museum in Montgomery and one we can truly be proud of. It's so well done and more expansive and in depth than you might think before visiting. You could almost spend a day there or learn a great deal in a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most of us have only a cursory idea of what went on with Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott. This small but mighty museum will educate you painlessly and yet in a moving way. Highly recommended

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on 2/2! Free admission as it was Rosa Parks birthday. Phenomenal exhibits and history in this place. Worth the time to stop and visit!

1  Thank JuliaTheItinerant
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you re interested in civil rights and American history so this is for you. The museum will tell you a good story.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While visiting Montgomery we took the time to go through this museum. We were fortunate to have a guide because of a kids class trip was at the time we were there. We were very, very, pleased with the level of detail and the presentation/story...More

1  Thank dlmoore305
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Mary M
5 June 2017|
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Response from Carl S | Reviewed this property |
Under $20 for two people.
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Colleen R
7 May 2017|
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Response from wrider10 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't the actual arrest site. The bus is actually inside the museum . If there is any way you can stay until the next day the museum is fabulous.
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Julissa D
20 March 2017|
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Response from Deeadrea J | Reviewed this property |
You move at your own pace through many sections. We read everything and it took about 2 hours.
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