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Slavery & Civil War Museum


category : Museums
Sister museum to National Voting Rights Museum. Permanent and temporary exhibits that depict historical, topical and provocative impacts and occurances during the period of slavery in America.


Admission: Admission charged
Hours: Tours by appt.
Address: 1410 Water Ave.

Phone: 334-418-0800
Fax: 334-418-1720

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