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Kelly Ingram Park

5th Ave N at 16th St, Birmingham, AL
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Walk in the foot steps on the mother, father and so on who help to make this city no world a better... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
Tyrus J
Save Time for This When You visit the Sixth Street Baptist Church

Since the Sixth Street Church is an active church with limited access for tourists, this park is... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2016
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Home to vivid sculptures of the Children's Crusade.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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5th Ave N at 16th St, Birmingham, AL
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

Walk in the foot steps on the mother, father and so on who help to make this city no world a better place to live thank you Birmingham for having a place I can take my kids so they can see their future or just...More

Thank Tyrus J
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Since the Sixth Street Church is an active church with limited access for tourists, this park is the place you should spend some time if you are interested in Birmingham's place in the civil rights movement.

Thank davetcmom
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful park with several sculptures depicting a few key events and people of the civil rights movement in Birmingham.

Thank Ronda S
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

This was a really nice little park with lots to read and see...and hear. We were welcomed by a self-proclaimed homeless historian who recited the information from almost every marker by memory. He then asked to be paid for his services, which we did. 👍🏼

Thank jessjjmc
Reviewed 7 June 2016

There are four walking tours that begin at this park. One is contained within the park. This is the only one we took with my three elementary children. Go clockwise and start at #1 walking around the circle in the sculpture park. It tells a...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I would highly recommend taking a stroll through the park to view the sculptures after you have walked through the Civil Rights Institute. It was great to see artistic depictions of events that we had just learned about - my favorite sculpture was of children...More

1  Thank sarahjoannclark
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This park is a logical conclusion after your visit to the Civil Rights Institute and 16th Street Baptist Church. When you view the statues it should bring about introspection about what actually happened.

Thank Al F
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Located close to a number of other civil rights sites. We attended on a very sunny day so had time to walk around all of the sculptures and take in the events they relate to. The sculptures are excellent and take you back in time...More

1  Thank Robert H
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This meticulously manicured park is set beside the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and across the street from the 16th Street Baptist Church. The 3 monuments weave the the civil rights struggle in Birmingham together. Slowly walking the park's paths from one life-size sculpture to the...More

1  Thank ArgusD
Reviewed 1 April 2016

You must go to the park and stand where they stood, read the memorials and view the statues to gain some understanding. How were we so blind?

1  Thank jim m
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kkhodl
5 March 2017|
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Response from Trudy S | Reviewed this property |
To kkhodl On Sat. and Sun. the meters are not working on those days so they are no fees for parking but you could also check the buildings for parking only too.
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