Albany Civil Rights Institute

326 Whitney Ave.
Albany, GA 31701- Map It
Phone: (229) 432-1698

AAA Editor Notes

Albany Civil Rights Institute is at 326 Whitney Ave. Housed adjacent to the Old Mt. Zion Church, the museum commemorates the 1960s civil rights movement in southwest Georgia, emphasizing the role played by ordinary people in the struggle for civil rights. Exhibits, historic photographs and video footage recount the movement’s history. Temporary exhibits also are on display. Guided tours are available.
$6; $5 (ages 62+, 5th-12th-graders, college students and military with ID); $3 (1st-4th-graders); $2 (preschoolers); free (ages 0-3 with parent). Phone ahead to confirm rates.
Hours: Tues.-Sat. (also Martin Luther King Jr. Day) 10-4. Closed Jan. 1, July 4, Thanksgiving, day after Thanksgiving, Christmas and day after Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm holiday closures. Allow 1 hour minimum.