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from $60.00 USD

Nov 20, 2019
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  • 3 hours (Approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
Overview Overview

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.

Inclusions & Exclusions Inclusions & Exclusions
Inclusions
  • 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
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
Departure & Return Departure & Return
Departure Point

512 16th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
We also pickup from AirBnb if within downtown.

Pickup times run 15-30 minutes before tour start time.

Departure Time

9:45 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

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What to Expect What to Expect

Itinerary
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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

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 Kendricks 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

Hotel Pickup Hotel Pickup

Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.

Additional Info Additional Info
  • 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
Cancellation Policy Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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