Visitor Centers

Photo of the Selma Interpretive in Selma, AL.
Photo of the Selma Interpretive Center in Selma, AL

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The Selma Interpretive Center is located at the base of the Edmund Pettus Bridge at 2 Broad St. in Selma, AL. Visitors may view exhibits on all three floors of the center, listen to oral histories about the Voting Rights Movement, view the new Selma Interpretive Center film "The Way to Freedom: Selma and the Making of a Movement", complete our Junior Ranger program, or hear "Bridges and Footsteps" or "The Registrar" talks. The center has a small Eastern National gift shop, public bathrooms, and water fountains.

The address and phone for the center is:
2 Broad St.
Selma, AL 36701
Phone: 334-872-0509 or 334-724-6090.
 
Photo of the Lowndes Interpretive Center.
Photo of the front of the Lowndes Interpretive Center.

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The Lowndes Interpretive Center is located roughly halfway between Selma and Montgomery along the Trail on U.S. Highway 80 West near Whitehall, AL. The center has exhibits, including interactive exhibits, that tell the story of the history of the Voting Rights Movement, the 1965 Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March, and the Tent City that housed 20 families over a two year period following the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Visitors may view the film "Never Lose Sight of Freedom" and hear the "Tent City: An Activist Refuge" talk. The center also offers a Jr. Ranger program. The center has a small Eastern National gift shop, public bathrooms, and water fountains.

The address and phone number for the center is:
7002 U.S. Highway 80 West
P.O. Box 595
Hayneville, AL 36040
Phone: 334-877-1983 or 334-724-6089
 
Photo of the Montgomery Interpretive Center in Montgomery, AL.
Photo of the front of the Montgomery Interpretive Center in Montgomery, AL.

NPS, Jorge Acevedo

The Montgomery Interpretive Center is located on the campus of Alabama State University in Montgomery, AL. Inside the center, exhibits tell the history of the last leg of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March, the student involvement in the Voting Rights Movement, and the rally that occurred at the City of St. Jude campus the fourth night of the march. A film will be available in the future and offers a Jr. Ranger Program. The center has a small Eastern National gift shop, public bathrooms, and water fountains.

The address of the Montgomery Interpretive Center is:
1521 Harris Way
Montgomery, AL 36106
Phone: 334-293-0596 or 334-293-0597.

Last updated: October 26, 2020

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Mailing Address:

7002 U.S. Highway 80 West
P.O. Box 595

Hayneville, AL 36040

Phone:

(334) 877-1983

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