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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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USD 70.00*
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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 via mobile

The is a MUST on a visit to the Montgomery area. Dr Shirley Cherry is an amazing orator and by far the best director/guide that we have ever had - and we been on a lot of tours! Dr Cherry led us through historical events...More

1  Thank Tim B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I were embarking on a multi state southern road trip starting in (for me Canada) and for him (Tennessee). In planning our route, I chose a detour to Montgomery. The parsonage was closed the Sunday we drove through but Dr. Cherry arranged...More

Thank cynthiakearnsohara
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went here for the tour on a Tuesday morning. We arrived slightly after 9:00 in the morning, but were able to slip into the 9:00 tour that was just starting. The docent presenting the tour was very knowledgeable of the parsonage...More

Thank Illinois_John
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat at the kitchen table where MLK had his moment where he decided to continue to face his fears and continue forward in the call that God placed upon him. If you haven't had a chance to visit the Dexter Ave parsonage, you should!...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is like walking back in time. The house is set up just like it was when MLK lived there with his family. Plus the guide we had knew the family and attended church with them ...

1  Thank bless235
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Jgreenway151
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
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Hi! How did you arrange the private tour? It sounds wonderful! Thank you!!
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
How long is tour?
21 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
Hello, is this museum stll in operation?
24 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 .