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Kelly Ingram Park

5th Ave N at 16th St, Birmingham, AL
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Lovely park full of historical significance

Lots of sculptures. Clean. Daytime visit and plenty of metered parking around park. Directly across... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Navarre, Florida
via mobile
Very historical

We were in Birmingham for a night so we decided to try this. The park is beautiful and to do the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Brittany D
Winfield, Kansas
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Home to vivid sculptures of the Children's Crusade.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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5th Ave N at 16th St, Birmingham, AL
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots of sculptures. Clean. Daytime visit and plenty of metered parking around park. Directly across from 16th St Church and Civil Rights

Thank dkorwood
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were in Birmingham for a night so we decided to try this. The park is beautiful and to do the audio tour via your phone was very easy. We attempted to follow some of the stories around downtown but we were finding that things...More

Thank Brittany D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park features sculptures recounting Birmingham's place in the Civil Rights history. It was an excellent idea by whomever curated these installations to also provide the option to call a number for explanation. Extremely moving!

Thank dbm20403
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The park tells an amazing story. We arrived in Birmingham and hurried to the park as the sun was setting. We were immediately caught by a homeless man telling the story of the park. It was good information, but delayed our ability to see the...More

Thank April E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The often brutal fight for civil rights is not that far behind us. Look at these statues and the church across the street and remember what has been gained...and lost. I started listening to the audio tour, but ended up talking to a elderly homeless...More

Thank offandabout
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had used images of the statues from Kelly Ingram Park in my classroom so i wanted to see them in person. The sculptures were incredible- moved me to tears actually. Due to the dozens of pan handlers who live in the park and stalk...More

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 3 July 2017

As a history teacher, I was blown away at the monuments and significance of this park. If you want to feel as if you're taking a step back into history, a walk through Kelly Ingram Park will certainly help that! Also, a number of people...More

Thank Jim F
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This a beautiful park directly across from the Civil Rights Museum. Beautiful sculptures of various situations that happened during the Civil Rights movement in Birmingham. Some local homeless people who were harmless and wanted to talk to you about the history of Birmingham.

Thank Margaret J
Reviewed 18 June 2017

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 13 June 2017 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
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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.