The Rosa Parks Memorial Museum, located in Montgomery, Alabama, has a permanent exhibit that includes a picture gallery of Rosa Parks. Rosa Parks is famous for refusing to give up her seat to an Anglo-American passenger, as the law required in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955.Continue Reading
The Rosa Parks Memorial Museum is responsible for collecting and sharing information relating to Rosa Park's legendary 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott. A permanent exhibit shares space with temporary exhibits and classroom space, and a time machine to transport visitors back to the scene of the 1955 bus strike.
Rosa Parks remains famous because her refusal to move led to a bus boycott by African-Americans that lasted for 381 days after Mrs. Parks' arrest. The United States Supreme Court finally intervened and ruled the segregation of buses as unconstitutional.Learn more about Geography