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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 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful park with a lot of history. The homeless there are very nice and enthusiastic about their local history. One homeless man, Tony, took him upon himself to walk us around the neighborhood showing us other local history. Make sure to stop by the 16th...More

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Named for World War I Medal of Honor winner Kelly Ingram, the park is located directly across the street from the 16th St. Baptist Church and the Civil Rights Institute. The park has markers and statues denoting major moments in the Civil Rights movement in...More

Thank TripleLily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped with our three kids to walk through the park where part of the civil rights movement happened. There were plaques telling about each of the sculptures and the events they represented. The 16th Street Baptist Church where the four young girls were killed...More

Thank KatherineH1575
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The park is across from the Civil Rights Institute and Sixth Street Baptist Church and while it’s clean, it’s also filled with homeless people. I walked around and took pictures freely without being bothered, but it could be frightening if you’re not accustomed to dealing...More

Thank romadaro
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This park will make you think and stir your emotions. It was definitely worth stopping to see. Statues like you have never seen anywhere else. This is not your typical city park. There are several other good historical sites within a couple blocks too.

Thank OK2234
Reviewed 15 August 2018

As part of Red Clay Tours we went through the park. Having Clay explain all the monuments made it more relatable and fascinating to hear the story behind them.

Thank johnpG3048XE
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The Civil Rights statues, memorials, and sculptures in this park are incredible. Just incredible. It is an emotional experience to walk around and see them and read the plaques. Add to it that it all happened right there where you are standing and it is...More

Thank joefromcincy1961
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This park has many stunning statues honouring the children of the civil rights movement. The tableaux of the 4 young girls killed by the kkk whilst going to their church just across the road brings you to tears. Sadly there were many more great statues...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

A trip to Birmingham really isn't complete without a stop here. It won't take you long- about 30 minutes to an hour- but plan to be overwhelmed with emotion as you experience the importance of this park. A great stop before your tour of the...More

Thank Kelley9733
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The was very educating and gave me a clearer understanding of what happened. The school books may have been fine but to actually see it was another way to learn.

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kkhodl
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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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