Greyhound Bus Station|
Rides Museum in Montgomery's Historic Greyhound Bus Station
“If not us, then who? If
not now, then when? ...Will someone else's children
have to risk their lives instead of us risking
ours?” Freedom Rider John Lewis, May 1961
Historian Jack Bass will
sign copies of Taming the Storm and
Frank M. Johnson,
1 Church Street,
"Judge Frank M. Johnson,
Jr. and the Law"
Reverend King said Judge
Frank Johnson, Jr. “gave true meaning to the word
justice.” Join us in his former courtroom,
Friday, January 16 at 2pm
and find out why.
Judge Myron Thompson,
historian Jack Bass,
and former law clerk Peter Canfield discuss
Johnson's legal legacy.
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**Please Note: The Frank M.
Johnson, Jr. Federal Building is located at 1 Church
Street, Montgomery. Visitors should come to the Lee
Street entrance and present a government-issued
photo ID. Cameras, tablets, and cell phones are not
allowed in the courthouse.
Also, First Baptist Church is allowing us to
park in their lot on Court and Scott streets. Also,
allow 30 minutes to get through security to the
Book Signing &
Jack Bass will give a gallery talk and sign his
books, Taming the Storm and
Unlikely Heroes. The museum is open for
tours during its normal hours, 12pm-4pm.
12pm-4pm: Freedom Rides Museum
Special King Holiday Opening
The museum will be open
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Our newest exhibit, "Travelin
Down Freedom's Main Line," places the Freedom Rides
in context with major Alabama civil rights campaigns
and iconic events. Compelling stories, portraits,
and original artworks explore this turning point in
our national history.
Freedom Rides Museum, 210
S Court Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
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Follow the Freedom Rides story on outside exhibit
panels. Explore works of art inspired by the
rides. Share your story in our video exhibit, or
hear what Freedom Riders and others have recorded.
and Saturdays only, 12pm-4pm
Open by appointment for groups of 10 or more
Closed all state holidays
College students, seniors, military $4
Children 6-18, $3
$1 discount per person for groups of 10 or more
Freedom Rides Museum
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Going south on I-65, take exit 172 (Clay St.), stay
straight onto Dickerson St., take left onto Herron
Street, Herron St. becomes Bibb St., turn right onto
Lee St., Lee turns into Court St., bus station is up
the hill on right.
Going north on I-65, take exit 172 (Clay St.), turn
right onto Herron St., Herron turns into Bibb St.,
turn right on Lee
St., Lee turns into Court St.,
bus station is up the hill on the right.
Going south on 1-85, take exit 1 (Union St.),
continue straight on service road (E. South St.),
turn right onto Perry St., turn left at Washington
Ave., at Lee/Court St. take sharp left, bus station
is up the hill on the right.
Artist Deborah Shedrick
Artist Vinnie Bagwell