Plan Your Visit

Reflection Room inside Legacy Museum

The new Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration is now open.


Located at 400 North Court Street in downtown Montgomery, the Legacy Museum provides a comprehensive history of the U.S. with a focus on the legacy of slavery. Situated on a site where enslaved Black people were forced to labor in bondage, the museum offers an immersive experience with cutting-edge technology, world-class art, and critically important scholarship about American history.

Museum Hours

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

9 AM -5 PM (last entry 4 PM)

Thursday

9 AM -5 PM (last entry 4 PM)

Friday

9 AM -5 PM (last entry 4 PM)

Saturday

9 AM -5 PM (last entry 4 PM)

Sunday

9 AM -5 PM (last entry 4 PM)

Closes at 12 PM (last entry 11 AM) on Dec. 24 and 31

Closed Major Holidays

Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day

Memorial Hours

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

9 AM -5 PM (last entry 4:30 PM)

Thursday

9 AM -5 PM (last entry 4:30 PM)

Friday

9 AM -5 PM (last entry 4:30 PM)

Saturday

9 AM -5 PM (last entry 4:30 PM)

Sunday

9 AM -5 PM (last entry 4:30 PM)

Closes at 12 PM (last entry 11:30 AM) on Dec. 24 and 31

Closed Major Holidays

Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day

Bookstore

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

9 AM - 5:30 PM

Thursday

9 AM - 5:30 PM

Friday

9 AM - 5:30 PM

Saturday

9 AM - 5:30 PM

Sunday

9 AM - 5:30 PM

Closed Major Holidays

Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day

Pannie-George's Restaurant Hours

Monday

10:30 AM - 3 PM

Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

10:30 AM - 7 PM

Thursday

10:30 AM - 7 PM

Friday

10:30 AM - 7 PM

Saturday

10:30 AM - 7 PM

Sunday

10:30 AM - 3 PM

Closed Major Holidays

Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day

Museum | Memorial Tickets

General Admission

$5

Timed entry tickets are required for the Museum. To make sure you’re able to experience both the Museum and Memorial on your preferred days, we suggest purchasing tickets online in advance of your visit.

Accessibility

The museum and memorial are both accessible to people with disabilities. Elevators and ramps are available. If you’d like to contact someone ahead of your visit, please email us at [email protected]

Group Sales

We welcome groups of all sizes.  If you are planning for a large group visit with more than 25 people, please click here to learn about our policies.

Ticket Policies

We encourage you to buy your tickets in advance online.  Please note that entry to the Legacy Museum is by timed entry ticket.  A few tickets will be sold at the ticket office in the Legacy Museum day of for entry on a first come, first served basis.  We do not offer refunds.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Legacy Museum

400 N. Court Street

Montgomery, AL

36104

National Memorial for Peace and Justice

417 Caroline Street

Montgomery, AL

36104

Peace and Justice Memorial Center

414 Caroline Street

Montgomery, AL

36104

Across the street from the entrance to the memorial. 

From the Museum to the Memorial

It is a short 20-minute walk through historic Montgomery from the museum to the memorial. Free shuttles between the Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice run at 10-minute intervals every day except Monday and Tuesday. 

Nearby

If you are traveling from far away, here are our recommendations for hotels: 

Hampton Inn & Suites

100 Commerce Street

Montgomery, AL 36104

(334) 265-1010

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SpringHill Suites by Marriott Montgomery Downtown

152 Coosa Street

Montgomery, AL 36104

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Renaissance Hotel

201 Tallapoosa Street

Montgomery, AL 36104

(334) 481-5000

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Embassy Suites by Hilton

300 Tallapoosa Street

Montgomery, AL 36104

(334) 269-5055

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DoubleTree by Hilton

120 Madison Avenue

Montgomery, AL 36104

(334) 245-2320

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