Center for Civil and Human Rights
Atlanta, GA 30313
The Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta is an engaging cultural attraction that connects the American civil rights movement to today's global human rights movements. It is our vision to harness Atlanta's legacy of civil rights to strengthen the worldwide movement for human rights.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights houses four exhibitions: "Rolls Down Like Water: The American Civil Rights Movement," "Spark of Conviction: The Global Human Rights Movement," "Voice to the Voiceless: The Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection," and selections from the Benny Andrews' "John Lewis Series."
Visitors will be immersed in experiential exhibits through powerful and authentic stories, historic documents, compelling artifacts, and interactive activities.
Atlanta's newest landmark is also the perfect space for your event, gathering, reception, reunion or meeting.
Info & Amenities
Hours of Operation
Sunday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Monday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Admission & Fees
Active Military* Free
Adult ( 18-64) $15
Child (3-12) $10
Senior (65+), Student, Educator $13
AARP, Group Discount, Military Discount
Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Meeting Facilities, Parking off Site, Party Facilities, Self-guided Tours
Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round
Group Rates Available, Group Reservations Required , Group-friendly, Minimum Group Size, Motorcoach-friendly
Near Interstate Highway
American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Suitable for Ages
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06/03/2015 - 06/03/2015
Join us at the Center for Civil and Human Rights for an evening of food, drinks, art, and involvement. As a museum, The Center exists to inspire visitors to "take the protection of everyone's human rights personally." YP Inspire is about bringing young people together to share good spirits, good ideas, and to recharge for all that lies ahead. We will host artists Corey Barksdale, DJ Kimber, and others. Experience our exhibitions and network as we celebrate The Center's first anniversary. The ...read more
Atlanta Braves Hank Aaron Champion for Justice Award Ceremony
06/19/2015 - 06/19/2015
The 2015 Atlanta Braves Hank Aaron Champion for Justice Awards will be presented, following a roundtable discussion, to four outstanding individuals who have made a lifelong commitment to overcoming industry obstacles and inspiring future generations.
Monica Pearson, Atlanta broadcast legend and award-winning journalist, will moderate panelists including: Congressman John Lewis; Civil Rights leader Reverend Dr. Bernard Lafayette Jr.; Civil Rights activist and organizer who was a leader...read more
06/20/2015 - 06/20/2015
Bring your family to our next family program on June 20 at 9 a.m. Help celebrate the 1st birthday of the Center for Civil and Human Rights! This program is free with RSVP (entrance to The Center's exhibitions is not included).read more
K-12 Literacy, Anti-Bias Curriculum: Perspectives for a Diverse America (PDA)
06/20/2015 - 06/20/2015
The Center for Civil and Human Rights has partnered with Teaching Tolerance to run a workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) at The Center. PDA is a literacy-based, anti-bias, and social justice curriculum that is aligned to the Common Core Language Arts and Literacy standards and to the groundbreaking Teaching Tolerance Anti-bias Framework (ABF). Its web-based module design allows for maximum customization and differentiation. The workshop will include resource kits...read more