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Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum

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Address: 460 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31401
Phone Number: 912 231 8900
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: This museum, named for an early Civil Rights leader, documents the history...
This museum, named for an early Civil Rights leader, documents the history of the Civil Rights Movement in Savannah.
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Great place to visit to learn about the Civil Rights Movement. We enjoy walking around reading about our history. There is free parking, which is nice.Staff is very nice and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Pennsauken, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Great place to visit to learn about the Civil Rights Movement. We enjoy walking around reading about our history. There is free parking, which is nice.Staff is very nice and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Given that being from Canada our knowledge of the Civil Rights movement is perhaps not as good as some, this lovely little museum offered us a very Savannah perspective. Staff were wonderful, knowledgable and clearly passionate about their work. Definitely worth the visit.

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Danville, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a little out of the way, but worth it. We walked from the first main trolley stop. It is air conditioned and rich with history and information. We got lucky there was a tour guide there that we could listen to. The lady at the desk said they actually arrange for someone to take you through if you... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It was interesting because we had a wonderful guide ( johnny brown) to give us additional information, views and stories about he different pictures and incidents. For adults it would be fine but for impressionable children, reading all the placards will not keep them interested. The lunch counter was interesting but the second floor was a bit of a waste.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

On the edge of the historic district, you’ll find this moving, knowledgeable telling of the civil rights movement, in particular Savannah’s. We could all benefit from making time for these lessons from our history in a museum as well presented and run by a family as proud.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The Ralph Mark Gilbert is an amazing museum for the entire family. The knowledge that you learn within these walls will last you and your family for generations to come. It great for kids to learn additional facts about Civil Rights that they will not learn in textbooks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

A moving, insightful and compact telling of the civil rights movement. A must-see for anyone wanting to get under the skin of Savannah.

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Madison, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I have visited this Museum about 5 times over the last 2 years. Whenever I am in town or even with a group, this place is always a stop. We recently visited with a Youth group due to the size of our group 2 guides were put in place and we were split into 2 groups. One guide was to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I visited this place today (visiting from England) and thought it was amazing. There is so much information and the lady on the desk (Rosslyn) was extremely pleasant, we had a good chat. I would thoroughly recommend this place to everyone - this history needs to be remembered and places like this need support.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Excellent presentation of the history of racial discrimination and civil rights movement in Georgia and especially Savannah area. Video was well done and staff very friendly and helpful. I suggest you add it to your "must see" list in Savannah.

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Additional Information about Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum

Address: 460 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31401
Phone Number: 912 231 8900
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah
Open Hours:
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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