Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church

454 Dexter Ave.
Montgomery, AL 36104- Map It
Phone: (334) 263-3970

AAA Editor Notes

Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church is at 454 Dexter Ave. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was its pastor 1954-60. It was in this church that the leaders of the desegregation movement met for the first time in 1955 and decided to institute a bus boycott as a form of peaceful protest. The church contains a detailed mural chronicling Dr. King's nonviolent crusade against racial oppression as well as Dr. King's pulpit and pastoral office. Guided tours are available.
$5.50; $3.30 (ages 4-11). Combination ticket with Dexter Avenue Parsonage Museum $11; $5.50 (ages 4-11).
Hours: Guided tours depart Tues.-Fri. at 10, 11, 1, 2 and 3, Sat. on the hour 10-1. Closed major holidays.