Be Inspired

Explore the fundamental rights of all human beings. Leave empowered to join the conversation in your own community.

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE CENTER  ALL EVENTS

Jul 24

A Trek to the River’s Edge

A Trek to the River’s Edge is a documentary about the students of the Atlanta University Center who organized social change in Atlanta in the 1960s.

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Jul 28

Alliance(s) in Action Presents: A memoir of the Movement

The Alliance Theatre’s Palefsky Collision Project comes to the Center for Civil and Human Rights on July 28.  This year’s catalytic text will be Congressman John Lewis’s graphic novel March. As a young student activist, Congressman Lewis was inspired by the 1958 comic book Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story. Now, he brings the […]

July 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Aug 12

World Music Day

Experience music from around the world at this day filled with live performances, lectures, and DJ sets. This event is free with purchase of General Admission to the Center for Civil and Human Rights. Click here to purchase your tickets ahead of time OR become a member and receive unlimited admission for a year. Check [...]
August 12 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Current Exhibits

Learn about The American Civil Rights Movement
and its significance for the progress of human rights across the world.

Plan Your Visit

A typical visit lasts approximately 90-120 minutes.
Here’s information to help you make the most of your visit to the Center.

OPEN 10 AM to 5 PM

MODIFIED HOURS FOR JULY:
OPEN SUN-THURS 10-5, FRI-SAT 10-7 PM
Last entry 4 PM  |  View special hours

ADULTS $18.25, UNDER 3 FREE

DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE
Kids, seniors, military, groups  |  View pricing

DOWNTOWN ATLANTA

100 IVAN ALLEN JR. BLVD
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  • The Center for Civil and Human Rights is A TREMENDOUS ACHIEVEMENT, unlike anything this city has ever seen . . . for the rest of my days it will be the first place I take visitors to my city . . . I [FEEL] LIKE THE HEART OF ATLANTA HAS FINALLY FOUND A HOME.

    Chuck Reece Editor-in-Chief of The Bitter Southener
  • The Center's exhibits tell stories in ways that promote empathy and understanding. This fledgling cultural institution has already SUCCEEDED IN EXPANDING ATLANTA'S ETHICAL FOOTPRINT.

    Catherine Fox ArtsATL
  • This stunning museum is a CAN'T MISS Atlanta attraction. My family had just under an hour to experience the museum before it closed but it was AMONG THE MOST POWERFUL HOURS OF MY LIFE.

    Dante M. TripAdvisor Review
  • MY 15 YEAR OLD SON was dragged into this tour by his debate coach. 6 hours later, he returned with a message – "Mom, we have got to go back this weekend!" He and his buddies loved it...a big accomplishment for any museum when it comes to teenage boys.

    Museum Visitor TripAdvisor Review
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OPEN DAILY
10AM-5PM

$18.25 ADULTS
UNDER 3 FREE

DOWNTOWN
ATLANTA