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The Civil Rights Memorial Center is located at 400 Washington Avenue in downtown Montgomery, Alabama, across the street from the Southern Poverty Law Center office building and a block away from Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church.

Plan your Visit

The Civil Rights Memorial Center is pleased to welcome back visitors after temporarily closing due to COVID-19. We have new COVID-19 safety precautions in place and ask that each visitor adhere to those policies. We have taken steps to minimize the risk of exposure to COVID-19 by requiring face masks and temperature checks for all visitors before entry. All visitors will be provided with hand sanitizer, located in key areas. We will also provide each visitor with a stylus pen to interact with the exhibits. If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact our visitor service representative at 334-956-8200. 

Hours & Admission

Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The last admittance will be 4:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The last admittance will be 3:30 p.m.

Adult admission: $2

Children under 18 are admitted free of charge.

The CRMC is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.  

Night Experience: Beginning Sept. 9, 2021, the exterior of the CRMC and the Civil Rights Memorial will have multicolored lighting.

The Memorial is accessible 24 hours a day. Visit for an illuminating and reflective experience.