16th Street Baptist Church, Where Jesus Christ is the Main Attraction!


Sixteenth Street Baptist Church holds a significant place not only in Alabama history, but also in United States history. We welcome everyone to come and visit the church campus and learn more about who we are and what we represent as a church family.

Group tours of the church take at least one hour. The fee is $5.00 for students (no fee for children under 6 years old) and $10.00 for adults. At this time we do not offer any discounted group rates. Tours can be scheduled during the hours listed below.

To schedule group tours of Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, please call the Administrative Assistant, Mrs. Valerie Lee at 205-251-9402. If you are unable to reach Mrs. Lee you may submit your request here.

Unfortunately, at this time we are not able to arrange tours for groups with fewer than 10 persons. However, individuals or groups with fewer than 10 people are welcome to visit the sanctuary during operating hours.

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

(The church building will be closed for any walk-ins or groups after 3:00 p.m.)

Saturday (by appt. only)
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

*The church is closed to tours on Sunday and Monday.

Fill out the form below and submit at least 3 weeks in advance of preferred date.

Note: a request is no guarantee that we will be able to accommodate your schedule, though we do everything possible to meet groups’ expectations.

No backpacks or tote bags are allowed in the church building.


For additional information on other attractions such as restaurants for your trip to Birmingham contact the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau at (800) 458-8085.