On-Site Tours

Exploring America's best story. 

Thoroughly examine the complex tapestry of American history through the struggle for justice and equality. Guests can witness the restored lunch counter in its original location, plus thirteen galleries with vivid photography, artifacts, video re-enactments, and interactive exhibits.

The Museum is currently offering two different tour experiences. We ask that you make arrangements based on your preferred choice:

Learn more about each option below.

Seated Tour & Walkthrough


Walk-ins are welcome. Guests may pre-pay and schedule their visit at different times throughout the day. Learn more below. 

Staff-Guided Tour


Guests are asked to schedule their staff-led tour ahead of time. Walk-ins may be accommodated based on existing scheduled tours and spacing, though accommodations may not be guaranteed. 

Guest Health & Safety

- Face coverings are required at all times while in the Museum.
- Hand sanitizer will be provided for each guest upon arrival.
- Social distancing is being observed within the Museum's spaces and galleries. 

If you need to reschedule or cancel, you may do so by creating an account on the Bookwhen portal and making adjustments to your schedule.

Please note that same-day refunds are not available.

Seated Tour & Walkthrough

"Civil Rights Museum Legacy Tour"

LENGTH: 1 hour, 30 minutes (approximate)

This experience includes an on-site, Filmed Tour of a staff-guided experience, followed by a walk-through of the Museum's galleries. 

PLEASE NOTE: The Filmed Tour shown on-site contains an exhibit called the "Hall of Grief" that may contain graphic imagery and language inappropriate for children or younger viewers. Please notify the Front Desk staff if you would like to view the filmed version omitting this exhibit during your visit.

Students (K-12th Grade): $10 / Adults: $15

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Staff-Guided Tour

"Civil Rights Museum Legacy Tour"

LENGTH: 1 hour, 30 minutes (approximate)

This experience includes an on-site, small-group, fully staff-guided excursion through the entire permanent Museum collection, including "The Battlegrounds."

Guests are asked to make reservations ahead of time; exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis for group tours. Please call the Museum at 336-274-9199 ext. 100 for more information, or email [email protected] 

Students (K-12th Grade): $15 / Adults: $25

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