As the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continues to be a cause for concern, the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum is closed to the public effective immediately.
We will share updates as they become available. Please check this website and our social media channels for all new information. We look forward to seeing you when we reopen.
*Facilities are currently closed because of COVID-19
460 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Savannah, Georgia 31401
Individuals: Adults $10 | Seniors $8 | Students $6
Groups: Adults $8 | Students $4
Our museum is named after Gilbert, a courageous figure that built the foundations of the Civil Rights Movement here in Savannah and throughout the Deep South. Learn more about his many accomplishments here.
Law devoted himself to the fight for equality in Savannah for more than half a century. Read his powerful introduction to a collection of Freedom Songs to learn more about the founder of this museum and his passion for social justice.
Williams was an important part of the Savannah Civil Rights Movement. He then continued his work with Martin Luther King, Jr. and the SCLC. Read a newspaper article from our archive describing his call for the community to boycott Savannah stores that were practicing Jim Crow Era segregation.
Learn about the history of integration of Savannah's schools and share your education story.
The museum is located in Savannah's Historic area, on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, a street that was once the heart of the city's black business community.
Find on display three floors of informative historic photos, documentaries and interactive exhibits documenting the city's Jim Crow era and Civil Rights movement.