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  • The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is ranked by national magazines like GOLF and Golf Digest as some of the best and most affordable public golf in the country. Three of the courses are within an hour’s drive.
  • Watch as over 1,000 Hyundai vehicles are made daily by 2,700 Team Members on a guided tour of the state-of-the-art Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama plant. Also, you can watch one of the nation’s leading safety sedans, the Sonata, and the 2012 Car of the Year, the Elantra, being made right before your eyes.
  • Slide, glide and whirl across smooth ice in the comfort of a climate-controlled rink. Enjoy Ice skating year-round in Alabama’s only indoor ice rink, The Ice Palace inside Eastdale Mall.

Civil Rights Audio Tour

Hear historic information about civil rights attractions in Montgomery, AL along with excerpts from the civil rights pioneers who made a difference. Follow the path of civil rights history in Montgomery, AL.

Listen Now

Listen to the audio tracks now through our player below as you follow along on your downloaded copy of the Walking Tour brochure PDF.

Download the Walking Tour brochure (PDF 610kb)*

Download the Civil Rights Walking Tour audio files (ZIP MP3 65.9mb)

Tour Later

Are you planning a visit to Montgomery? Stop by the Montgomery Visitor Center, located downtown at 300 Water Street, in Historic Union Station. Here you can rent an MP3 player and follow the path of history as you visit the pivotal sites of the civil rights movement. The audio program, which provides a self-guided walking or driving tour of Montgomery’s Civil Rights sites, was created by Alabama Public Television. The audio program includes 21 tracks with information about the places and people who were instrumental in the Civil Rights movement, featuring their voices and unique stories, and enhanced by sound effects that help transport the listener to the place and time.

* The Walking Tour brochure is a PDF file that requires you to have a PDF reader to view. If you do not have one on your computer, you can download one at Adobe’s website for free.

This program is sponsored by Alabama Power Foundation, the City of Montgomery, Montgomery County, the Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, and the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce Convention & Visitor Bureau.

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