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Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham AL

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

The mission of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) is to promote civil and human rights worldwide through education. BCRI presents an in-depth look at the Civil Rights Movement through time, from before the movement’s inception through today’s international struggle for universal human rights. BCRI is more than just a museum; it is a place of research, a teaching facility and an acknowledged learning center for people of all ages and backgrounds. Each year, BCRI reaches more than

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Adults: $15

Groups (25+ adults): $10

Seniors (age 65+): $5

College students: $6 with college ID

Children (Grades 4-12 living outside Jefferson Co) $5

Children (Ages 17 and under living in Jefferson Co, Alabama)FREE

* Sundays are donation-only days with the exception of groups. Group rates apply every day.

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day.


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Additional time info:

Tuesday–Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 – 5:00pm
MLK Holiday Open (Free Admission)
In 2017, BCRI opens early at 9 am on Tuesday-Friday through February 28; Otherwise CLOSED on Monday and & Major Holidays Closed

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

520 Sixteenth Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203

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