Can you imagine what modern society would be like without the civil rights movement and all the courageous people that took a stand against injustice? Needless to say, life would be drastically different. We owe it to human rights heroes like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to celebrate their legacy and honor them for their bravery. A fantastic way to do that is to visit the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta. It’s only ten minutes from Stonehurst Place!
See what makes this museum such a special place, and explore our free Travel Guide to discover more must-see attractions in the area! We customized it to make sure you have the best experience possible in the city. From art galleries to nightlife hotspots, our guide has it all!
Learn About the National Center for Civil and Human Rights Atlanta
Where Is It?
Stonehurst Place offers guests a convenient location near the best local attractions and things to do in Atlanta. The National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Downtown Atlanta is no exception! It’s a short drive or MARTA ride from our inn. Plus, it’s adjacent to other incredible spots like Centennial Olympic Park as well as the Georgia Aquarium and World of Coca-Cola in Pemberton Place. You can even enjoy a more literal definition of the term “new perspective” with a ride on SkyView Atlanta after you broaden your horizons in the museum.
What Will You See?
The museum has two permanent exhibits. One of them features artifacts and displays on the American civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, while the other immerses you in human rights movements across the globe. Remember to check out the temporary exhibits, too! You’ll leave with a deeper understanding of human rights and a stronger appreciation for historical figures.
Tip: Keep an eye on the calendar to see if you can catch unique events at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights.
How Can You Make the Most of Your Visit?
- Consider setting aside one or two full hours to explore the museum.
- Purchase a four-pack of tickets to the Civil Rights Museum in Atlanta to save on admission.
- Buy a CityPASS to enjoy all-inclusive access to several local attractions.
- Grab a meal at one of our favorite restaurants nearby to discuss your takeaways from the National Center for Civil and Human Rights museum.
Where Should You Stay Nearby?
It doesn’t matter if you’re here for business, romance, or relaxation. Stonehurst Place is the clear choice when it comes to accommodations in Midtown Atlanta. Our convenient location is just one of the many reasons why Southern Living readers voted us the South’s Best Inn of 2019. We also provide you with unbeatable service, luxurious amenities, and elegant rooms and suites. Every detail of our historic inn has been designed to give you an exceptional experience from the moment you arrive. Did we mention that you get to wake up to a homemade, gourmet breakfast each morning?
Book your stay today to see what sets us apart! We look forward to your visit.