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National Voting Rights Museum and Institute

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Great Place of history

Awesome place of history and artifacts. Had the pleasure of meeting Ms. Annie Pearl Avery a foot... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
livelife h
Decatur, Georgia
A great museum

An slightly out of date guidebook lead us to the old address for this museum, but that just meant... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
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6 US Highway 80 E, Selma, AL 36701-7307
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 October 2013

I visited this museum and found it to be very educational. There has been a lot of additional information display in the museum that I had not seen before, but knew that it existed . In 1969, upon returning to Selma after two (2) years...More

8  Thank Charles M
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Reviewed 2 April 2015

Good but requires a lot of reading, and actually, not much else. Other reviews speak of interesting tour guides and interesting stories told by folks at the museum. We found none of that. I think this museum could be excellent, but needs to find ways...More

4  Thank BusterB8
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of four visited the National Voting Rights Museum as part of a week-long pilgrimage to civil rights movement historical sites. So glad that we signed up for a tour/talk by historian Sam Walker. Loved Mr. Walker and the Museum's special focus on foot...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Didn’t get a chance to go inside as we were there early before it opened, but there were several murals on the wall outside depicting the struggle that African Americans have had to gain voting rights. So, let’s make sure that everyone we know votes...More

1  Thank romadaro
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

The focus of this museum is Bloody Sunday and the March from Selma to Montgomery. It is such an important time in our nation’s history that this museum is a must see! There are several themed rooms that were well done and interesting! We enjoyed...More

3  Thank pattic1222
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Awesome place of history and artifacts. Had the pleasure of meeting Ms. Annie Pearl Avery a foot solider that walk the bridge with Dr. King

1  Thank livelife h
Reviewed 22 February 2018

My sister and I were driving across Alabama on highway 80 on a bee line to the beach. We rolled to a stop in a little town, looked up and there was the Edmund Pettus bridge. We just stared.

Thank ellen l
Reviewed 15 January 2018

While it is stated that when the museum is closed (Friday, Saturday & Sunday), arrangements can be made to visit it. Unfortunately, nobody is answering the calls! This IIs very unprofessional and inconsiderate of the management, who has to realise that people come from different...More

Thank Polyglot4
Reviewed 28 December 2017

The museum has a good overview of the Selma-Montgomery March. There was a lot of specific information about the many people involved--much more than I could read.

Thank Mathyew
Reviewed 20 November 2017

An slightly out of date guidebook lead us to the old address for this museum, but that just meant we had a chance to walk across the famous Edmund Pettus Bridge to find it. Unfortunately the water had just been cut off and the museum...More

Thank joanneh2000
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Such an unassuming place. I visited the museum with my family. There were 12 of us and we were completing the Civil Rights Trail in Alabama. We were blown away by the museum. The breadth of the history exhibited was awe inspiring. We booked the...More

Thank dbm20403
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This museum is a self guided tour. It requires a lot of reading to gather the facts of history that took place in Selma. As you go through you learn that black people are resilient and strong. To see what most endured during that time...More

Thank Angie C
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27 March 2018|
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Response from pattic1222 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know, and don’t remember hearing that name.
26 March 2017|
Response from Ryan V | Reviewed this property |
$6.50 for an adult.There's a student and senior discount but I doubt that there are any beyond that, but if you wanted to phone ahead to ask, you could.