A SPECIAL ALERT regarding the Coronavirus & MUSEUM CLOSING

With news of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic escalating, the National Civil Rights Museum will temporarily CLOSED to the public, beginning Tuesday, March 17, until further notice.  We recognize that this situation is extremely fluid and feel it necessary to halt operations to ensure the safety of our employees and guests.
While the Museum is closed, all public events and programming are cancelled. This includes our annual April 4th commemorative service.  

We will provide frequent updates on any changes in our operations status. Thank you for your understanding as we work together to ensure a safe environment for everyone associated with the Museum.
For more information from health officials regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website

Online Ticket Purchases

No online ticket purchasing is available until further notice. Refunds will be granted for tickets previously purchased online for museum visits on March 18 and after, while the museum is closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.  If you have previously purchased tickets for museum visits after March 17, please send valid refund requests with your transaction number, name, phone and email to dhubbard-smith@civilrightsmuseum.org.  We appreciate your patience.

We're here for you

Our administrative staff will continue to work remotely during normal business hours, 9:00am–5:00pm, except holidays and weekends. While there is limited response by phone, we remain available to answer questions by email and work with you.  Click below to view our museum administrative staff directory.