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Birmingham Civil Rights Tour

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Birmingham, United States
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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Overview

Birmingham is known for its civil rights history, but matching landmarks to their significance can be difficult on a self-led tour. Visit notable locations, including the 16th Street Baptist Church, Kelly Ingram Park, and the site of the 1961 Freedom Riders attack, and discover their history from your guide. Travel between sites with ease via air-conditioned vehicle, and benefit from the small-group size for a more intimate experience.
  • Visit landmarks including Dynamite Hill and Bethel Baptist Church
  • Avoid hidden costs with all entrance fees included
  • Gain intimate insight into the battle for civil rights from your guide
  • Save time with included pickup and drop-off from central hotels
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Air conditioned transportation
Hotel pickup and drop-off within downtown Birmingham
Gratuities
512 16th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA

Departure Time

9:45 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • 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
  • OPERATED BY Red Clay Enterprises LLC

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

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Birmingham Civil Rights Tour?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Birmingham Civil Rights Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Birmingham Civil Rights Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Birmingham Civil Rights Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Birmingham Civil Rights Tour?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Birmingham Civil Rights Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Birmingham Civil Rights Tour?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Birmingham Civil Rights Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Birmingham Civil Rights Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Birmingham Civil Rights Tour.

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Must go on this tour
Dena_B
, May 2021
Incredible tour with an enthusiastic and very knowledgeable guide. A must for any visitor to Birmingham
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Highly recommended!
Dayonna_R
, May 2021
This tour was absolutely HISTORICAL. No matter what race, it was extremely informational to know everything that has happened in Alabama that they don’t teach you in school ! The tour guide was extremely friendly & answered any questions we had ! I would definitely do it AGAIN! Mike was wonderful
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A Must When you are in Birmingham
Jackie_l
, Apr 2021
Not to be missed while in Birmingham. Clay was incredibly knowledgeable and a compelling tour guide. We were deeply moved by the experience.
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Informative, insightful, and included details often overlooked.
Lynn
, Apr 2021
The tour was GREAT!! We knew a few pieces when it came to Birmingham and the civil rights movement but was not aware of other events that had taken place there. Our guide was phenomenal and I would highly recommend this tour for a more in-depth knowledge share of the area and events.
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Great tour!
Keri_D
, Mar 2021
Excellent tour!! We appreciated the local anecdotes and vast knowledge of the area and beyond. Definitely recommend!
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Highly Recommend-excellent stories that bring history to life
Anonymous
, Mar 2021
Our tour guide is an excellent story teller who is able to capture the experiences that happened at the different places that we saw. He didn’t just give us “this is the place where this happened.” He went into detail at every location and really brought history to life. I am a history teacher and I highly recommend this tour.
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Good Tour
Rhonda_G
, Oct 2020
Very informative tour. Thank you for a good day out. I appreciate how you delivered the information..sharing truth but sensitive to your audience.
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The greatest tour ever!!!😊😊😊
Nakia_H
, Sep 2020
The tour was excellent, Clay was awesome, definitely knew the information and it was wonderful, definitely a must when you come to Birmingham 😊😊😊😊
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Don't pass this up!
Shelia_W
, Sep 2020
Absolutely wonderful tour, even though Covid has the museums shut down. My son and I learned a ton and have a whole new appreciation for the current movements happening in our nation. The host was super informative, compassionate towards the cause, and kept us engaged.
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Amazing
Michenna_A
, Aug 2020
The tour was fantastic and packed full of great knowledge for anyone willing to expand their mind to past civil rights history. Recently our country has been facing more civil rights issues so it was awesome to link the past to the present to better understand our country’s current problems as well! The tour lasts around 3 hours total so I’d recommend bringing a water bottle because there is plenty of walking on this tour. Overall, the experience was awesome and I encourage anyone who is thinking about it, to go!
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