The National Center for Civil and Human Rights is a museum and cultural institution that connects the U.S. Civil Rights Movement to human rights challenges today.

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Exposure to COVID-19 is an inherent risk in any public location where people are present, and we cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during your visit. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and visitors with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. Guests should evaluate their risk prior to their visit. View our Health & Safety Guidelines.

National Center for Civil and Human Rights Receives $17 Million Grant from the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation to Expand Center’s Footprint and Programming. Read the full press release here.

Read The Center’s full statement on S.B. 202 which was signed into law on March 25, 2021 here.

Plan Your Visit

A typical visit lasts approximately 90 minutes to two hours. Make the most of your visit to The Center by planning your visit.


Thursday, Friday, Sunday:
12pm to 5pm

10am to 5pm
Last entry at 4pm daily.


100 Ivan Allan Jr. Blvd.
Atlanta, GA 30313
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Buy Tickets

Tickets must be purchased online prior to visits.
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At The Center

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights is an engaging cultural attraction and human rights institution that connects the U.S. Civil Rights movement of the 1950s-1960s to the global human rights movements of today. Explore the stories of brave civil and human rights defenders who tapped their own power to bring about social change.

Rolls Down Like Water:
U.S. Civil Rights Movement Gallery

The Civil Rights Movement gallery presents the brave fight for equality in The American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s…

Voice to the Voiceless Gallery:
Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection

The Voice to the Voiceless gallery, which exhibits the Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection…

Spark of Conviction:
Global Human Rights Gallery

The Global Human Rights Movement gallery enables visitors to make connections to the world of human rights…

Georgia Pacific Plaza Gallery

Entitlements humanizes conflict and insecurity around the world through compelling images of children at play and at rest…

The Center for Civil and Human Rights is a tremendous achievement…I feel like the heart of Atlanta has finally found a home.

Chuck Reece, Editor-in-Chief of The Bitter Southerner

The Center’s exhibits tell stories in ways that promote empathy and has already succeeded in expanding Atlanta’s ethical footprint.

Catherine Fox, ArtsATL

Prepare to be powerfully affected. The museum exhibits are well executed and interactive.

Museum Visitor, TripAdvisor Review

My feelings going through the exhibits were similar to my feelings while at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum — all moving experiences.

Museum Visitor, TripAdvisor Review

My 15 year old son was dragged to The Center by his coach. 6 hours later, he returned with a message: ‘We have got to go back this weekend!’

Museum Visitor, TripAdvisor Review