We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 309 S Jackson St, Montgomery, AL 36104-4407
Phone Number: +1 334-261-3270
Website
Today
10:00 - 14:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat 10:00 - 14:00
Description:

Martin Luther King's residence from September 1954 to February 1960.

Martin Luther King's residence from September 1954 to February 1960.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
US$19.95*
and up
Mystery Tour in Montgomery AL
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 287 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 245
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Great experience.

Very informative and moving. Learned a lot of details about MLK's life and the civil rights movement.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
valentineca
,
Montgomery, Alabama
Add Photo Write a Review

287 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 276: English reviews
Montgomery, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very informative and moving. Learned a lot of details about MLK's life and the civil rights movement.

Helpful?
Thank valentineca
Level Contributor
18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour guide had a personal connection to the property and community, which always makes for a great tour. Very few opportunities allow you to be this close to important historical sites. There are no roped off areas (of course please be respectful). Photography is not allowed which keeps you present and focused on the events that happened there.

Helpful?
Thank Amanda Z
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend gave me this last-second recommendation while I was in the South. Boy, am I thankful she did! The Parsonage Museum is enough reason alone to visit Montgomery. It was just me and Dr. Cherry on an 11 am weekday tour. She made sure to really pour into me and give me such an inspiring look into Dr. King... More 

Helpful?
Thank eugeneskim85
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went as a part of a civil rights trip, and were not disappointed. Amazing insight into the life of great civil rights leader

Helpful?
Thank Abigail S
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Huge historically important place. The tour itself is about a half hour long and covers the house fully. It's awe-inspiring to walk in the same house that Dr. King lived in. Definitely check it out.

Helpful?
Thank Adie S
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
172 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make sure you get Shirley when you do your tour - she is a very special lady. Warm, funny and full of such much advice. Her tour, her kindness and her stories will stay with me for a lifetime. It was a very moving experience to listen to her bring back to life the parsonage where Dr.King lived during his... More 

Helpful?
Thank Amy_Lea_10
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked solo with tour guide Jamia....she made the walk very personal and was able to give the sense of being backwards in time for a moment! The house has a real feeling to it and so does the street as a whole! Great time. Enjoyed getting to unlock the door! Thx Jamia

Helpful?
Thank Steven S
Level Contributor
13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I enjoyed a wonderful tour led by Dr Cherry and Ms Margarite. A great video kicked off our step back in history, then the viewing of personal family pictures and finally a tour of the parsonage where the King family lived. The stories and personal accounts shared made this a monumental experience. I highly recommend!

Helpful?
Thank Deeadrea J
Brooklyn, NY
Level Contributor
17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mother, sister & I were visiting Montgomery for the first time and knew we had to visit the home of Dr. Martin Luther King & Coretta Scott King. But it was even more moving than we expected. The tour director Dr. Shirley Cherry took us under her wing and gave us a such a personal and moving tour that... More 

Helpful?
Thank GleniseNY
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

My (26 yo) son and I were lucky enough to experience a tour with Dr. Cherry at the Dexter Parsonage Museum. We were traveling across the country, and Montgomery was initially looked at as a "convenient" layover. The reviews on Tripadvisor were the main reasons we came to this site as our one activity in Montgomery, so thank you to... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank JBVaBch

Travellers who viewed Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home also viewed

 

Been to Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
9 months ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?