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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
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Visiting the Parsonage is a reminder of the types of problems our country is still struggling with. It is also a good introduction to the history of racial prejudice in this country. Our docent was very knowledgeable and had experienced much of the history personally.

Thank whishigi
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

I've visited several civil rights sites and I'm always moved by the leftover emotion of these places. This parsonage was no exception. The home is very to close to the way it was when MLK resided here and it's like a perfect step back in...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Being inside and hearing stories room-to-room in this 2 bedroom house, Dr. King's parsonage, where so many crucial events happened from Dr. Shirley Cherry was unforgettable. Never had an experience quite like this ever, walking amidst deep history. Dr. Cherry is full of verve and...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2017

We toured the parsonage after a visit to the Dexter Church and I would highly recommend the combination. The tour starts with a very informative movie about the parsonage and the neighborhood and then there is a guided tour with Dr. Shirley Cherry who rates...More

Thank Melaney R
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The best part of the visit was the guide, who had personal experiences with Dr King. The place is small and simple, but significant because of the history.

Thank Ronaldtzb
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I would highly recommend a visit to Dexter Parsonage Museum! I Brought my wife and my 2 sons for the visit. My sons are 13 years old. I wanted them to know how Dr Martin Luther King changed the course of history!! I would like...More

Thank skindr1
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I travel for a living as a photographer. I have never, ever, anywhere in the world, had a finer experience. Visiting South Johnson Street following the Civil Rights Trail, the Dexter Avenue Parsonage Tour lead by Dr. Shirley was a crash course on the history...More

Thank William A
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Dr. Shirley Cherry gave our school group a tour that we will never forget. Many said it was the highlight of our week. Her stories and the life advice that was mixed in was meaningful and powerful. She made Dr. King real for our students....More

Thank juliestansfieldsmith
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I stopped here on my way from Iowa to Florida. The cost was $7.50 for the tour. A very nice lady who had MLK jr. for a pastor gave the tour. It was pretty neat to have someone tell the story that had lived through...More

1  Thank kermit67
Reviewed 2 May 2017

What a unique place! This is not only a museum, the spirit of MLK is kept alive here. Shirley who led us through the parsonage was warm, honest, critical and sharp - and having lived through then and now, she had a lot to share....More

1  Thank Tu B
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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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