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Civil Rights Tour Atlanta
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For three hours you will be on a tour like no other. Every location will evoke a time and period of Civil Rights, including Ralph Abernathy’s West Hunter Street Church, the mural of John Lewis on Auburn Avenue and the office on Auburn Avenue where...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1504
+1 404-386-0992
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What Fun! Mr Houck was awesome and so informative. Being a native I was able to learn things abt my Beloved City. I will take the tour again. Kudos to the Freedom Singer.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Annette S
tom h, Owner at Civil Rights Tour Atlanta, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Crazy that all this important American history happened only two miles for our office and we knew so little about it. Tom, the guide, lived and worked here during the struggle and entertainingly explains various stories which all in turn personalize and humanize what was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Tee F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took Tom Houck's civil rights tour today. It was fantastic, without a doubt one of the best tours I have ever been on (after having travelled around the world). Tom's deep experience with the movement from the 1960s right through to today was masterfully...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Shawl L
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This tour was very informative, enlightening and empowering. I learned things that I never knew about Atlanta's deep BLACK HISTORY. Honestly at first I was very taken back by a white dude teaching BLACK HISTORY, but Tom is VERY knowledgeable and qualified (he was once...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sha B
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Superbly well laid out exhibition with diverse range of displays both visual auditory and written Not an easy tour to make as the history of freedom and human rights journey is explained - emotional and certainly unconformtable but enlightening and educational and humbling to reflect...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 721jacqueliner
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

This is definitely a tour that all ATLiens and visitors need to check out. Meeting outside the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, we continued to hear about the history of Civil Rights in Atlanta from an entirely unique perspective. Great for families, schools, and group visits....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Eric K
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Very powerful and educational exhibits - the gift shop is beyond cool - I cried during my visit as it is very emotional and powerful the exhibits do not hold back

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Aside from our guide and narrator being part of the civil rights movement, Tom Houck passionately spoke about history, the leaders, and the changes that have taken place. In an air conditioned bus, we traveled to many destinations as well as viewed and heard comments...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Eve M
Reviewed August 18, 2018

The positive, assertive, and humorous tour provided by Tom is an amazingly cathartic, fully planned, and choreographed unique experience. From the civil rights and socially conscious inspired authenticity; Tom provides emotion, meaningful insights, and unites us all in the humanity of the movement. Comments from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank TracyGray
Reviewed July 13, 2018

For the second summer in a row, the John Lewis Fellows took this tour. It provides a comprehensive tour of the City of Atlanta, complete with information and personal stories about its civil rights legacy. Tom Houck is a masterful storyteller with a passion for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tanya W
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Yes we will have tours every week and private tour everyday.