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. Experience family fun, interactive exhibits, original art & powerful stories of courage at The Center! Tour four immersive exhibit spaces, including The Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection, where visitors can view the personal papers and items to Dr. King. Visit our gift shop for T-shirts, memorabilia and more! The Center's designated event spaces and educational programs inspire visitors to join the ongoing dialogue about contemporary movements for human rights around the world.PutCenter for Civil and Human Rights into our Atlanta online trip itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
For more information on The Center, please visit http://www.civilandhumanrights.org/. Join the conversation on civil and human rights on Twitter @Ctr4CHR and Facebook. #GetCentered
Center for Civil and Human Rights Reviews
It's both interesting and sad at the same time to come face to face with the racism and bigotry that have existed in America. Peruse the displays, sit at the lunch counter and most of all read about..... more »
touches all your nerves and soul. a must for anyone i salute the city of Atlanta for such interesting and well done center! more »
From the beginning of my self-guided tour until the very end, I was in awe. The lovely lady at the front counter named Carolyn was the perfect person to send me on my journey through the exhibits. The exhibits were designed with honoring the memories and sacrifices of all those involved in the struggle for rights all should have. There was an air of dignity, sorrow, and victory in each spot along the way. I appreciate the opportunity to learn more of our story, and this museum did a magnificent job of telling a critical part of it.
Beautiful inside and out. Shares a mall, with lots of green space, with World of Coke and Georgia Aquarium. Which is difficult to swallow since it's directly across the street from a homeless shelter. Not much free parking in the area, I think the aquarium's lot is closest. Beautiful images, lots of interesting ways to engage and teach kids- using old turn-dial TV monitors, sports cards, speaking exhibits, and more. Everyone in the USA needs to visit and educate themselves.
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