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Kelly Ingram Park

5th Ave N at 16th St, Birmingham, AL
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Home to vivid sculptures of the Children's Crusade.
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5th Ave N at 16th St, Birmingham, AL
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you care anything at all about the history of America's struggle against racism, go walk across the bridge at the fountain. If you have time walk around and meditate on the sculptures, visit the Institute and 16th St Baptist Church. But if you have...More

Thank peggy d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a free exhibit with bronze statues that tell a story. A must see. 16th Street Baptist Church right on the corner where the four little girls were killed in the bombings in the 1960s.

Thank TimandRhonda
Reviewed 12 October 2017

What a great memorial to the civil rights movement. Love the route markers for the different marches that took place. Audio tour available via your phone which is great. The statues are very telling, sad and yet make an important statement that should never be...More

Thank Jojoaz83
Reviewed 20 September 2017

My wife and friends were visiting from out-of-town and toured Kelly Ingram Park. The overall history was fascinating to learn. We recommend the self-downloaded audio to listen to the detail description of each station. We were awed by what we saw. Good place to visit.

Thank KenN281
Reviewed 7 September 2017

16th st bap ch and civil rights institute i enjoyed learning more about the african american culture and the architect of the 16th st bap ch is beautiful

Thank valerie r
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Lots of sculptures. Clean. Daytime visit and plenty of metered parking around park. Directly across from 16th St Church and Civil Rights

Thank dkorwood
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We were in Birmingham for a night so we decided to try this. The park is beautiful and to do the audio tour via your phone was very easy. We attempted to follow some of the stories around downtown but we were finding that things...More

Thank Brittany D
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The park features sculptures recounting Birmingham's place in the Civil Rights history. It was an excellent idea by whomever curated these installations to also provide the option to call a number for explanation. Extremely moving!

Thank dbm20403
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The park tells an amazing story. We arrived in Birmingham and hurried to the park as the sun was setting. We were immediately caught by a homeless man telling the story of the park. It was good information, but delayed our ability to see the...More

Thank April E
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The often brutal fight for civil rights is not that far behind us. Look at these statues and the church across the street and remember what has been gained...and lost. I started listening to the audio tour, but ended up talking to a elderly homeless...More

Thank offandabout
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6 March 2017|
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Response from Trudy S | Reviewed this property |
To kkhodl On Sat. and Sun. the meters are not working on those days so they are no fees for parking but you could also check the buildings for parking only too.