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Museum of Slavery and Civil Rights

1410 Water Ave, Selma, AL 36703-3873
+1 334-418-4889
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Museum Closed

Very disappointing to visit Selma and not being able to visit the Museum, because it was closed... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
New York City, New York
An emotional and learning experience

As a tourist, you mainly come to Selma to learn about history and to try and understand the past... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Sydney, Australia
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1410 Water Ave, Selma, AL 36703-3873
+1 334-418-4889
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Very disappointing to visit Selma and not being able to visit the Museum, because it was closed. The existing information states that the Museum is open on Fridays, which is not correct. When trying to call the museum management, there was no answer. This is...More

Thank Polyglot4
Reviewed 22 December 2017

As a tourist, you mainly come to Selma to learn about history and to try and understand the past - difficult to understand but this is a good place to gain some insights - quite moving and emotional.

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

My favorite part of the museum was meeting Mrs Annie Pearl Avery. We spent about 30 minutes listening to her stories. She had a warmth of a grandmother but we could see her strength. We learned that from a young age she could see the...More

1  Thank Melanie N
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Every person must visit Awesome to see and read history Exhibits are wonderful If you're close to Selma, definitely worth the extra miles

Thank Sylvester J
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

If you love history this is for you. Our tour guide was civil rights activist Annie Pearl Avery. I only thought the museum was one room but it takes up an entire block. The museum could use some renovation. My family enjoyed this. We learned...More

1  Thank Indi C
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This museum communicates an urgent and important message about civil rights in the United States. Meeting Ms. Annie-Pearl Avery is a privilege; her life is an incredible testament to courage, resilience and resistance.

Thank superman77
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

A good balance of life before slavery, the appalling experience of slavery and a celebration of the achievements of the descendants of slaves. Excellent.

1  Thank MidasTouchJewels
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This exhibit reveals issues seldom explored in American history. The post emancipation social, economic, legal, and political systems need to be understood for this country to continued toward the realization of the promise of the Constitution.

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The museum is a testimony to African American history in general, more than that of slavery and civil rights specifically, but we enjoyed our time there. We got there before they had opened (even though the open sign was placed outside), but were so very...More

2  Thank InaMP
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This place was closed down.no reason was given. It was very disappointing for the kids in our group.

1  Thank zablob
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Thomas R
11 June 2015|
Response from Clifford W | Reviewed this property |
I would check their website or give them a call for the best answer.