• We Won't Be Stopped!

    Selma To Montgomery

    National Historic Trail Alabama

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  • Interpretive Centers Closure on Wednesday, October 15, 2014

    The Lowndes Interpretive Center will close at 11:00 a.m. and the Selma Interpretive Center will be closed on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 due to an All Employee Training.

Things To Do

Things To Do

Visitors are encouraged to drive the historic route from Selma, AL to Montgomery, AL.

Selma Interpretive Center serves as the Welcome Center to the trail located at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge. The Interpretive Center offers a 25-minute film, exhibits, and bookstore. The Selma Interpretive Center opened on March 2, 2011.

  • While in Selma visit the Martin Luther King, Jr. Street Walking Tour which includes Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church, First Baptist Church, George Washington Carver Homes and wayside exhibits.

  • Other sites of interest in Selma include the National Voting Rights Museum & park (privately owned), Slavery & Civil War Museum, Old Depot Museum, Smitherman Museum and Edmund Pettus Bridge.

Lowndes Interpretive Center opened its doors to the public on August 26, 2006 as was the first of three planned National Park Service visitor centers along the Trail route. The Interpretive Center is located midway between Selma and Montgomery in White Hall. Once inside visitors can view a 25-minute film titled, "Never Lose Sight of Freedom", hear voices of the March, and touch and feel interactive exhibits--these are just a few of the experiences available in the Interpretive Center.

Montgomery Interpretive Center will open at a future date.

  • While in Montgomery you can visit the Rosa Parks Museum, Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church & parsonage, Alabama State Capitol and the Southern Law Poverty Center.

Contact Selma/Dallas or Montgomery Chamber of Commerce for other recreational and historical sites.

Did You Know?

President Johnson Signs the Voting Rights Act Of 1965

Five months after the Selma to Montgomery March concluded, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act on August 6, “generally considered the most successful piece of civil rights legislation ever adopted by the United States Congress.”