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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.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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315 S Jackson St, Montgomery, AL 36104-4407
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+1 334-261-3270
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Life changing! This tour taught me so much about Dr. King and it brought him to life for me. Something about being in his house made Dr. King and the movement palpable and accessible.

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide, Dr. Shirley Cherry, is one of the most awesome people I have ever met. She is very passionate about her work and she's quite a character. The house is furnished with some original pieces and is very quaint. Learned a lot on...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were traveling through Alabama and we spent the night in Montgomery. After reading the glowing reviews about the Dexter Parsonage the next morning we decided not to pass up the opportunity to visit. It was one of the best decisions that...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

While traveling we took the opportunity to visit Montgomery. Visiting Dr. King's home was especially moving while reflecting on what took place during those times.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We were so blessed to visit the Dexter Parsonage on MLK day! Not only did we get a chance to look around in the first parsonage MLK lived in with his growing family, but THE BEST PART . . . our tour guide was a...More

1  Thank pelarge
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Shirley Cherry took me back in time and taught some values to live by. Amazing tour by an amazing lady. You did not waste your KKK scholarship Shirley! 😀😀

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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Dr. Cherry makes history come alive as she explains the implications of important Civil Rights events that took place while Dr. Martian Luther King lived here as a pastor. Character, love and reconciliation (not victory) are some of the themes she explores. I hope lots...More

Thank Morris N
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

This is the MOST amazing part of our Civil Rights tour of Alabama. Dr. Cherry brings you into the civil rights era with detailed and heartfelt stories about the lives of Martin Luther King, Jr and his family. We were moved to tears several times...More

Thank Robin417
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

I just want to say thank you to Dr. Cherry for an amazing and immersive tour. I was on a work trip and my idea was just to catch a quick glimpse of MLK’s home. However, I was lucky enough to arrive right when Dr....More

Thank Chena G
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

our family had a fascinating visit. the tour guide Shirley Perry was extraordinary - full of factual details, a passion for history, a sincere commitment to Civil Rights and to the memory of MLK Jr. One gets such an intense feeling of the man and...More

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lakermar
30 March 2017|
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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
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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.
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Lisa P
23 February 2016|
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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 .
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