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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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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 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to stop halfway to the beach to stay in Montgomery, and once I found out this tour was an option, I knew we needed to attend. It was very informative while also succinct. It's $7.50/person. There's a video and then a guided tour....More

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I am a writer and filmmaker from Los Angeles, California, as well as a student and fan of history -- especially my own history, which is African American and Native American -- and today (Tuesday, June 27, 2017) I visited the Dexter Parsonage Museum in...More

3  Thank MelanieMogul
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Our tour guide Dr. Shirley Cherry was superb!! I learned so much. She was informative and entertaining. It was well worth the $7.50.

Thank TravelingWithSeven
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Honored to spend time with Dr. Shirley Cherry; sharing some of those heavy moments of the civil rights movement and even though it may only scratch the surface of the real experiences, it is the passion and courage we really felt through Dr Cherry about...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 26 June 2017

One of the most powerful parts of our vacation, was our tour of Rev King's home during his 6 years as pastor of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church. Our tour guide, Ms. Foley, has been a member of the church since Rev King pastored there. She...More

Thank Love2Travel1616
Reviewed 25 June 2017 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 19 June 2017

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 16 June 2017

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 13 June 2017 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 2 June 2017

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 ...

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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
20 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
23 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 .