Rosa Parks Museum open in Montgomery

Rosa Parks
This an undated photo shows Rosa Parks riding on the Montgomery Area Transit System bus. Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus on Dec. 1, 1955, and ignited the boycott that led to a federal court ruling against segregation in public transportation. In 1955, Montgomery's racially segregated buses carried 30,000 to 40,000 blacks each day. (AP Photo/Daily Advertiser)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — Rosa Parks’ courage is uniquely displayed at Troy University’s Montgomery campus.

At the Rosa Parks Museum, you’ll find clips and props that take you back to a street corner with the bus where it all happened.

The museum is a major tourist attraction for Montgomery, especially this time of year.

For more information on the museum, click here.

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