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Birmingham Civil Rights Tour

On this three hour tour, you’ll travel around Birmingham to learn about the struggle for equal rights from the end of the Civil War up through the Civil Rights movement. Your tour will begin at the statue of Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth, the leader of the local movement Civil Rights struggle. We’ll discuss why the Civil Rights movement was needed and what led to segregation's fall. As you visit the major churches, parks and houses, you'll learn about a few groups who fought for Civil Rights in Birmingham and who fought against it.

per adult from

$82

AUD

Duration

3 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • All activities
    • Air conditioned transportation
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off within downtown Birmingham
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Civil Rights District, Birmingham, AL 35203

    Guests will walk around Kelly Ingram Park, see 16th Street Baptist Church, and learn about the Civil Rights movement in Birmingham

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kelly Ingram Park, 5th Ave N at 16th St, Birmingham, AL

    Walk around the park to see the statues and learn about those who marched for freedom in Birmingham

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: 16th Street Baptist Church, 16th St & 6th Ave, Birmingham, AL 35203-1850

    Learn about the role the church played in the Civil Rights movement in Birmingham and the history of the church bombing that tragically killed four little girls.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Linn Park, 710 20th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203-2216

    See where the march protests ended in Birmingham and learn about groups fighting for Civil Rights in Birmingham

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Boutwell Auditorium, 1930 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA

    Guests will learn about Bull Connor and his clashes against those fighting for Civil Rights

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Smithfield, Birmingham, AL, USA

    Visit Dynamite Hill to see houses and churches that were bombing in Birmingham during the Civil Rights movement.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Bethel Baptist Church, 3200 28th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35207, USA

    Guests will see the church where Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth led the movement from

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park, 1727 4th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA

    See the Black Business District to learn about Black life in Birmingham during its heyday.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: John Herbert Phillips Academy, 2316 7th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA

    Guests will see where Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth attempted to integrate schools in Birmingham

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Wells Fargo ATM, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA

    See where the Freedom Riders where attacked in Birmingham.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    512 16th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA
    Traveler pickup is offered
    There is ample free parking around our start point, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. We also pickup from AirBnb if within downtown. Pickup times run 15-30 minutes before tour start time.
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to significant weather (hurricane, tornado, or ice), you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

14

Organised by Red Clay Enterprises LLC

Activity ID: V-56778P2

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