5216 Messer Airport Highway
Birmingham, AL 35212
Phone: (205) 591-7900
Fax: (205) 591-6004
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Tu to Sa from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM,Su from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PMLocated at 16th Street North across the street from Kelly Ingram Park and the 16th Street Baptist Church, this fascinating gallery tells the story of Birmingham's tragic and triumphant contributions to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. This state-of-the-art facility utilizes multimedia presentations, photographs and other artifacts to document the African American struggle for racial equality, and relates this history to other human rights struggles around the world. Admission is free on Sundays.