Selma, AL – The National Park Service, Selma Interpretive Center will close periodically unannounced, beginning Monday, March 17, 2014 through Friday, April 11, 2014 for construction in preparation for the installation of new permanent exhibits. The center will be closed the entire final week of construction, Monday, April 7 through Friday, April 11, 2014.
The center will re-open to the public on Saturday, April 12, 2014 during regular hours 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The new exhibits will extend the education of the Selma Voting Rights Movement and Selma to Montgomery March of 1965.
We apologize for any inconvenience. Please contact the center in advance of your visit to inquire about daily closings. For more information contact the Selma Interpretive Center at (334) 872-0509, or visit www.nps.gov/semo.
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Did You Know?
To increase national awareness of the voter's rights movement, many celebrities performed at "The Stars for Freedom" rally at the St. Jude Complex in Montgomery, AL, including Harry Belafonte, Peter, Paul and Mary, Mahalia Jackson, and Joan Baez and a host of others.