If you are thinking of what to visit during your trip to Montgomery, check out this list of 10 things to do in the city. This city is rich in history, and its architectural buildings will take your breath away. You might not have enough time to experience them all, so choose wisely.
Civil Rights Memorial
If you want to learn more about the Civil Rights Movement, check out the Memorial. Situated in the downtown side of the city, the Memorial is a must see on your list.
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church
The 1877 founded church is open for visits and daily tours. The church features paintings representing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and the beautiful architecture is something you should check out.
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
If you are visiting Montgomery, take the time to stop and check out the Museum of Fine Arts. Here will be able to see American art coming from the 19th century, as well as sculptures and paintings. The museum also features a glass collection you might want to check out.
First White House of the Confederacy
The 1861 founded house tells a story about America’s story. What used to be Jefferson Davis’ residence is nowadays a museum packed with artifacts and memorabilia dating back from that time.
Alabama State Capitol
If you still want to see some some architectural buildings during your trip, check out the Alabama State Capitol. The building is a perfect spot for pictures, eve if you don’t engage in a tour. However, guided tours are also available everyday.
Alabama State Archives and History Museum
This building offers the perfect place to learn more about the state’s historical roots. Check out the second floor of the building, where Vice President William Rufus King personal items are on display.
Hank Williams Museum
The museum features exhibits such as cars, as well as stage outfits. The museum can be visited everyday for free, so don’t miss out on the chance to see it when you are in town.
Rosa Parks Library and Museum
If you want to get your children educated, take them on a tour of the Rosa Parks Library and Museum. The Park offers permanent and temporary exhibits, as well as educational programs for children of any age group.
Maybe you just want to relax and enjoy the beautiful weather, and in that case the Riverfront park is the perfect location, The park offers grass covered alleys, and picnic tables for locals and tourists alike. In addition to that, benches are here on display where you can simply enjoy a book and watch people pass by.
Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald Museum
If you are a jazz lover, don’t forget to pay a visit to the Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald Museum. The museum will teach you more about the history of jazz, and the 6 galleries offers something different to do. Guests get to see exhibits related to jazz, but also personal items once belonging to some famous jazz singers.