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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 2 weeks ago

I hadn't head of Kelly Ingram Park, but I was advised to go take a walk through it by a security guard at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. It's a collection of statues and monuments that commemorates the African-American Civil Rights movement of the 1950s...More

Thank Dez P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park offers a self guided walk through all it's memorials and historical markers that trace Birmingham's role as the flashpoint for the civil rights movement. The statues depict police brutality and touching memorials to victims.. It's really an outdoor history museum. If you are...More

Thank JESMizzou
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As you walk into the park, an inscription in a wall says that this is a place of revolution and reconciliation. When you realize all that happened in this little area, it will blow your mind. Follow the signs to take a walking tour that...More

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This is a small park and you can enjoy a walk on the freedom trail with powerful statutes of the events that took place there. Each station gave some insight into key events - the dogs and water cannons, throwing kids in jail and the...More

Thank EJoe
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This park is a place to reflect on our Shameful past. It is right across the street from the Baptist church where four little girls were killed by a KKK bomb. This actually probably more than anything made white people in other parts of the...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I didn't know what to expect visiting here. I quickly found out that this isn't one of those "feel good" parks. To be at the location where there was so much pain and suffering caused me to make a lot of introspective reflection. The park...More

Thank Howard C
Reviewed 30 November 2017

After paying your respects across the street at the 16th Street Baptist Church, take the time to stroll through Kelly Ingram Park. Listen to the audio tour, read the stories by each sculpture, put yourselves in that "sacred" place at that awful time. Think, remember,...More

Thank Merlin T
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This park was at the heart of the civil rights movement in Birmingham. The events are marked by a number of moving statues, with plaques explaining the events depicted. Very moving. There are homeless people hanging round the park, but they were perfectly friendly.

Thank SAHoulwood8284
Reviewed 5 November 2017

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 16 October 2017

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
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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.