Civil Rights Sites

If you’re looking to explore Civil Rights sites and want to find the best places to view the history of the Civil Rights movement then you can explore our interactive map above or navigate further by using the links below.

There’s an initial selection of Civil Rights sites below and you can find interesting places to see on your trips. Once you’ve explored the list of Civil Rights sites and selected those you wish to visit you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook. This indispensible holiday guide will help you make the most of your time exploring Civil Rights sites.

Our database of Civil Rights historic places is growing all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other Civil Rights Movement (US) sites, remains or ruins, you can always add them to Historvius now by visiting our upload page.

Civil Rights Movement (US): Site Index

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Bethel Baptist Church

One of the most important Civil Rights sites, Bethel Baptist Church in Birmingham Alabama was the headquarters of local civil rights activists and played a crucial role in the US Civil Rights movement.

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DuSable Museum of African American History

The DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago looks at the history of Africans and Americans of African descent.

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Martin Luther King Jr National Site

The Martin Luther King Jr National Site explores the life of the leader of the African-American civil rights movement.

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National Civil Rights Museum

The site where the father of the Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King Jr, was gunned down. It is one of the most important Civil Rights sites.

The King Centre

The King Centre in Atlanta is the final resting place of Dr Martin Luther King Jr, the father of the Civil Rights Movement.