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Museum of Slavery and Civil Rights

1410 Water Ave, Selma, AL 36703-3873
+1 334-418-4889
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Not worth it

Kind of a weird place. We had trouble figuring out where to enter. We watched an interesting film... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
pattic1222
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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Great Museum

The building itself is historic over a 100 years old. Great exhibits that give you a feel of the... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
livelife h
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Decatur, Georgia
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1410 Water Ave, Selma, AL 36703-3873
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+1 334-418-4889
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Kind of a weird place. We had trouble figuring out where to enter. We watched an interesting film about slavery and how it began. Otherwise, I felt that the exhibits were a random collection of artifacts with no theme. There is also an awful smell...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

The building itself is historic over a 100 years old. Great exhibits that give you a feel of the experience and the harsh truth of slavery.

Thank livelife h
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Very disappointing to visit Selma and not being able to visit the Museum, because it was closed. The existing information states that the Museum is open on Fridays, which is not correct. When trying to call the museum management, there was no answer. This is...More

1  Thank Polyglot4
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

As a tourist, you mainly come to Selma to learn about history and to try and understand the past - difficult to understand but this is a good place to gain some insights - quite moving and emotional.

Thank RonWamberal
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

My favorite part of the museum was meeting Mrs Annie Pearl Avery. We spent about 30 minutes listening to her stories. She had a warmth of a grandmother but we could see her strength. We learned that from a young age she could see the...More

1  Thank Melanie N
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Every person must visit Awesome to see and read history Exhibits are wonderful If you're close to Selma, definitely worth the extra miles

Thank Sylvester J
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

If you love history this is for you. Our tour guide was civil rights activist Annie Pearl Avery. I only thought the museum was one room but it takes up an entire block. The museum could use some renovation. My family enjoyed this. We learned...More

1  Thank Indi C
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

This museum communicates an urgent and important message about civil rights in the United States. Meeting Ms. Annie-Pearl Avery is a privilege; her life is an incredible testament to courage, resilience and resistance.

Thank superman77
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

A good balance of life before slavery, the appalling experience of slavery and a celebration of the achievements of the descendants of slaves. Excellent.

1  Thank MidasTouchJewels
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

This exhibit reveals issues seldom explored in American history. The post emancipation social, economic, legal, and political systems need to be understood for this country to continued toward the realization of the promise of the Constitution.

1  Thank Mark B
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