Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
Due to the sequestration plan, Lowndes Interpretive Center, will be closed on Sunday's effective March 10, 2013, until further notice. For more information, please call (334) 877-1983 or visit www.nps.gov/semo
Selma Interpretive Center Closures
The Selma Interpretive Center will closed beginning Wednesday, March 26, 2014 and will reopen on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in preparation for the new permanent exhibit. Please call the Lowndes Interpretive Center, (334) 877-1983 prior to your visit.
It is our goal to make all of The Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail facilities and programs accessible to all visitors. Interpretive programs are offered throughout the year, and our Park Rangers make every effort to accommodate all visitors at these presentations. The information below will assist visitors with impairments to understand what is available.
For Those with Mobility Impairment
The Lowndes and Selma Interpretive Centers are accessible to wheelchair users:
Accessible bathrooms are located at the Lowndes and Selma Interpretive Centers.
Wheelchairs are available at the Lowndes Interpretive Center on a first come first serve basis and are free of charge. We require all borrowed wheelchairs be returned to the information desk 30 minutes prior to closing.
For Those with Hearing Impairment
The Lowndes and Selma Interpretive Centers film, "Never Lose Sight of Freedom" contains open captioning.
For Those with Sight Impairment
Restrooms in the Lowndes and Selma Interpretive Centers are labeled with tactile images and Braille.
Did You Know?
To increase national awareness of the voter's rights movement, many celebrities performed at "The Stars for Freedom" rally at the St. Jude Complex in Montgomery, AL, including Harry Belafonte, Peter, Paul and Mary, Mahalia Jackson, and Joan Baez and a host of others.