A Civil Rights Educational Experience

Experience African American history on this civil rights tour that highlights the African American community of the past and contemporary. This guided tour will ensure the students visit, see and appreciate all attractions and landmarks that commemorate a legacy of struggle, hard times, triumph and achievement in the African American journey. Traveling from Memphis, TN to Montgomery, AL, on this educational tour experience students will experience excitement, fun and an educational journey that will be forever memorable.


Day 1

  • Arrive Memphis, TN
  • Visit the Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum
  • Visit Mud Island
    • Mississippi River Museum
    • Roundtrip monorail ride
  • Visit the Center for Southern Folklore
  • Visit the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel
  • Visit the Mason Temple Church of God in Christ
  • Travel to Birmingham, AL
  • Dinner



Day 2

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Guided Civil Rights Tour of Birmingham including the:
    • Sixteenth Street Baptist Church
    • Kelly Ingram Park
    • Tuxedo Junction
    • Fourth Avenue Business District
  • Visit the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
  • Travel to Atlanta, GA
  • Free time and dinner at Atlantic Station



Day 3

  • Breakfast
  • Visit the Atlanta History Center
  • Visit the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
    • The King Center
    • Ebenezer Baptist Church, etc
  • Visit the Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum
  • Travel to Tuskegee, AL
  • Dinner



Day 4

  • Breakfast
  • Visit Tuskegee University
  • Visit the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
  • Visit the Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site
    • George Washington Carver Museum
    • The “Oaks” Home of Booker T. Washington
    • Booker T. Washington Monument
  • Travel to Montgomery, AL
  • Dinner



Day 5

  • Breakfast
  • Visit the Southern Poverty Law Center Civil Rights Museum
  • Visit the Civil Rights Memorial Center
  • Visit the Rosa Parks Museum
  • Visit Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church and Parsonage Museum
  • Return home