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Civil Rights Memorial Center

400 Washington Ave, Montgomery, Alabama 36104 USA

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“dedicated to those who died during the Civil Rights Movement”

The Civil Rights Memorial honors the achievements and memory of those who died during the Civil Rights Movement, a period framed by the momentous Brown v. Board decision in 1954 and the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King in 1968. The memorial serves as a vehicle for education and reflection about the struggle for equality.

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Reviewed by
brosier

  • 1 Review
  • 3 Helpful
July 12, 2014

Plan to stop on my drive back east this fall. Looks to be a fine memorial. My wife was at the first sit-in demonstration in Feb 1960. Just happen in for a cup of coffee when she found herself at a counter with 4 African Americans. When they asked what she wnted, she said "those boys were here before me, so you need to serve them first"

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megsmirnov

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January 06, 2020
Rated 5.0

We made a stop here to take our 8, 6, and 4 year olds on a cross country road trip. This is a must-see. Our goal is to stop the cycle of racism by educating ourselves about our past and to teach our children to love all colors.

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Craig Single

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June 28, 2017
Rated 5.0

Very moving exhibit. Everyone should make a point to visit this museum. Definitely a highlight to our trip.

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Civil Rights Memorial Center

400 Washington Ave
Montgomery, Alabama
36104 USA

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Closed Now
  • Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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