Hours and admission
|Monday||9 a.m.–5 p.m.|
|Wednesday||9 a.m.–5 p.m.|
|Thursday||9 a.m.–5 p.m.|
|Friday||9 a.m.–5 p.m.|
|Saturday||9 a.m.–5 p.m.|
|Sunday||1 p.m.–5 p.m.|
|Seniors & Students w/ID||$14.00|
|Children 4–17 years||$12.00|
|3 and under||Free|
All guests entering the National Civil Rights Museum are subject to a screening process. The National Civil Rights Museum reserves the right to inspect all guest’s packages, purses, backpacks, fanny packs and other bags prior to entering the museum. Sharp objects more than 2.5 inches long, weapons and illegal contraband will not be permitted in the museum. Please leave and secure any unnecessary articles in your vehicle to expedite your entry. Oversize bags brought into the museum must be checked with security. Animals are not allowed in the museum, except for service animals.
Feb. 5, Frederick Douglass: The Making of an American Prophet
This dramatization set to music details Frederick Douglass’ early years as a slave and the relationship to his later vision.
Feb. 18, Book Talk: From the Bullet to the Ballot
The Museum presents dynamic and engaging programs that educate, inspire, and motivate!
Voices of the Civil Rights Movement
combines these two video archives into one interactive exhibit available within a walk-up kiosk. The exhibit starts January 31, 2016 and runs for multiple years.
Cultural Heroes features seven icons in a series of artists who were key role players for civil rights, putting their careers on the line. The colossal portrait heads portray the role models Marian Anderson, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Lead Belly, Paul Robeson, Woody Guthrie, and Josh White. Exhibit showing through February 25, 2016.
“There lived … a people who had the moral courage to stand up for their rights and thereby they injected a new meaning into the veins of history and of civilization.”
Members are vital to the museum’s long-term viability and mission. Museum members receive the following yearly benefits:
- unlimited admission for one year
- 10% discount on museum shop purchases in store and online
- member-exclusive exhibit preview invitations
- free admission to special after-hours educational programs
- e-newsletter listing
- Admission for one adult only + 2 single-use guest passes
- Admission for 2 adults and up to 5 children + 4 single-use guest passes
- Admission for 2 adults and up to 5 children + 6 single-use guest passes
- Admission for 2 adults and up to 5 children + 8 single-use guest passes
Charter patron and corporate memberships are also available.
There’s plenty of history in the making here at the National Civil Rights Museum.
“The life of Frederick Douglass is part of the legend of America. As a successful fighter for freedom a century ago, he can give inspiration to people all around the world who are still struggling to secure their full human rights.” – JFK
What if we (our collective society) told every parent that we had their back by ensuring that they had the tools to provide for their child within a safe and caring environment?
In this country, teachers have a legal responsibility to report any suspicion of child abuse. Why doesn’t that apply to those responsible for the protection of our students in schools?