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Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home

315 S Jackson St, Montgomery, AL 36104-4407
+1 334-261-3270
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Martin Luther King's residence from September 1954 to February 1960.
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315 S Jackson St, Montgomery, AL 36104-4407
+1 334-261-3270
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely a great place to visit! First off, the volunteers. These are actually local people, so to them it's part of their local history, so it gives a very different prospective. Second, this is the very place where the bus boycott started and that lead...More

Thank heckfy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When it comes to legendary historical figures, there's a temptation to think we know all there is to know. To visit the parsonage for Dr. Cherry's phenomenal tour is to see beyond dates in a history book and *feel* what Martin Luther King's life and...More

Thank Fenderama
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dr. Cherry's tour of the parsonage was transformational. Her passion brings the events from Dr. King's life alive-you can practically feel his spirit in the room. I will never be able to thank her enough for her service to his legacy. A must visit if...More

Thank Stiffa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has been two months since I visited the Parsonage Museum but I will not soon forget the afternoon I spent there learning from Shirley Cherry. The history of the building was as fascinating and stirring as you might expect but the experience as a...More

Thank gusgus4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a guided tour around the parsonage during our holiday to the southern states. The home is largely as it was in Dr King's day and as such it is very emotive, atmospheric and promotes reflection. As we toured the different rooms I couldn't help...More

Thank Graham_Derby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the tour guided by Dr. Shirley Cherry, and it was one of the most memorable and meaningful experiences of my life. Walking through the Dexter Parsonage Museum, we saw authentic relics of the King family's lives there, and learned about the courage, character, and...More

Thank Amber W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have recently completed a road trip, taking in 15 states, stopping in 12 cities, attending 20 museums and completing 14 additional tours. We are unanimous that the highlight of our trip was the Dexter Parsonage Museum and in particular the tour by the unforgettable...More

2  Thank Jonathan E
Reviewed 22 August 2017

A truly great experience! A jewel in the crown of Montgomery, for sure! The tour was superb. Dr Cherry was simply an exceptional tour guide. Extremely knowledgeable, passionate, heartfelt and a nice injection of humor along the way!

Thank frierdon
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We had the profound pleasure of touring the Parsonage Museum with Dr Shirley Cherry. This amazing woman enabled us to relive sights and sounds that we remembered seeing as children. Our time with Dr Cherry was very special. Sher gifted us with her passion and...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This tour was amazing! Dr Shirley Cherry makes the magic happen! Her sense of humor, passion and Character shine throughout the tour! She makes everyone feel part of the experience. All of the important parts of life are incorporated into the telling of MLK and...More

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30 March 2017|
Response from rk2005 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if there's a specific way to arrange a private tour, maybe call or email via their website? The place is usually not crowded, and we just happened to be the only ones there at the time. Going on a weekday will... More
Julissa D
20 March 2017|
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Response from LynneCohen | Reviewed this property |
It was just my husband and me. The tour was great and lasted about an hour.
Lisa P
23 February 2016|
Response from Jamia J |
Yes ma'am! We are open Tues-Fri , 10am-4pm and on Sat ,10am-2pm. The tours are by the hour .