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Kelly Ingram Park

5th Ave N at 16th St, Birmingham, AL
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Reliving history

Given a detailed account of events by a local sitting on a park bench who really knew his... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Suzanne D
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Montreal, Canada
Important spot in understanding the Civil Rights struggle

We were walking Birmingham's march routes (great informative placards through the general area) and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kbrews
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Dayton, Ohio
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Home to vivid sculptures of the Children's Crusade.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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5th Ave N at 16th St, Birmingham, AL
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Given a detailed account of events by a local sitting on a park bench who really knew his history Quite happy with this unexpected encounter The statues are impressive and leave an imprint on one's mind A must see

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were walking Birmingham's march routes (great informative placards through the general area) and ventured into the park, which is situated next to the 16th Street Baptist church and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Be sure to check out the audio tour. Although a lot...More

Thank kbrews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very beautiful and peaceful park. The sculptures and statues that honor both known and unknown heroes and victims of the civil rights movement are just spectacular. Very moving. You can begin the civil rights trail here, and see both the 16th Street...More

Thank Tammy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park was small, thought there might be more. We might have gotten more out of it if we downloaded the audio on our phone. We went on a Sunday and was disappointed that no one was there. There were maybe 7 of us in...More

Thank Maureen R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Kelly Ingram Park, along with the 16th St Baptist Church and Civil Rights Institute with about 20 seventh and eighth graders. Grounds are a beautiful green space that does an outstanding job of educating on the importance of Birmingham in the civil rights...More

Thank TravelerMJY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The statues looked amazing. Historic area was of interest but too many sketchy characters lurking around so we viewed from the car and split. There were families there taking photos and enjoying the outskirts but not our family.

Thank patricia m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not listen to the audio tour, but having just experience the Civil Rights Museum, we really appreciated the historical significance of the area and the beautiful sculptures in the park.

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 23 April 2017

A nice park in the Civil Rights District next to the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) and the 16th Street Baptist Church. There are various statues in the park depicting the civil rights struggle in the 1960s with information about each set of statues. The...More

Thank PandyPandora
Reviewed 14 April 2017

With or without a visit to the Civil Rights Museum, this park is a must-see. The sculptures are varied and vivid. The benefit to visitors is to stand among life-size, 3-D re-creations of what people of this era experienced. Some sculptures are horrifying; others made...More

Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Kelly Ingram Park is now part of the National Monument in Birmingham. Birmingham's rich civil rights history comes to life in this park. The park is across the street from the AG Gaston Motel, The 16th Street Baptist Church and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

Thank DTL0323
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kkhodl
Where can I park my RV while there?
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.
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