The Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church & Parsonage in Montgomery, AL is the church where Dr. Martin Luther, King, Jr. pastored from 1954-1960 and began his quest for civil rights. Guided tours of the church and parsonage are available. Here you can find hours and historical information about the church and the Civil Rights movement.
In this National Historic Landmark, see the modest pulpit where Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. first preached his message of hope and brotherhood. This church was also a center point of the Montgomery bus boycott. A large mural in the church depicts King’s civil rights crusade from Montgomery to Memphis.