Rosa Parks Museum http://apr.org en Rosa Parks Museum To Offer Free Tours http://apr.org/post/rosa-parks-museum-offer-free-tours <p></p><p>The Rosa Parks museum at Troy University is offering free admission to celebrate the 58th anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.</p><p>Officials said Monday that the museum will offer free admission to the main Rosa Parks Museum and the Children's Wing on Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.</p><p>The Montgomery Bus Boycott began with Rosa Parks' arrest Dec. 1, 1955. The museum is built on the site of the Empire Theatre, where Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a Montgomery city bus.</p><p>Groups of 10 or more are asked to make reservations.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 21:57:25 +0000 The Associated Press 42269 at http://apr.org Rosa Parks Museum To Offer Free Tours Civil Rights Tourism: Montgomery http://apr.org/post/civil-rights-tourism-montgomery <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>2013 marks the fiftieth anniversary of a number of key moments in the fight for civil rights. Alabama Public Radio’s Stan Ingold recently began a trek to several spots around the state that are linked to the civil rights struggle. Visitors from around the world are coming to these sites as tourists. Stan recently took us to Selma and this time we look at Montgomery where to voting rights march took place.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 17:16:51 +0000 Stan Ingold 29120 at http://apr.org Civil Rights Tourism: Montgomery