Touring the Museum

Plan A Group Tour
ACRI offers tours for schools, meetings, convention participants, and other groups.


Tours may last up to 1 hour and 30 minutes to include the complete exhibit experience.




Call (229) 432-1698 to speak with a staff member about a tour.


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Submit an Online Request Form


NOTE: Submission of this form is NOT your reservation confirmation. You will either receive confirmation in the mail concerning your booking or notification that the date and time that you requested has already been booked.


Docent Program
The Albany Civil Rights Institute seeks volunteers for its Docent Program.


do•cent n. a trained, professional volunteer who guides visitors of all ages to greater understanding and enjoyment of the institute and its exhibitions.


Do you enjoy history, especially the African American historical experience in southwest Georgia?

Are you interested in community service?

Would you like to learn more about the Civil Rights Movement in America?


Join our growing docent corps and help visitors to the ACRI discover the civil rights movement, especially in southwest Georgia in a new and exciting way. Institute docents welcome visitors, lead tours, help customers in the Institute Gift Shop, and host special events.  Their most important role is providing a narrative understanding of the Albany Movement and its place in the long history of civil rights in southwest Georgia stretching all the way back to slavery and coming forward to the present.  Docents tell their story to visitors of all ages from Pre-K students to senior citizens. They help make the Albany Civil Rights Institute visit the rich experience that it is for thousands of visitors each year.


No experience is necessary to become an ACRI volunteer docent, just a commitment of your time and your enthusiasm.  Anyone aged 16 and above is welcome to join our docent corps.  If you have any questions, please contact the Institute at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or give us a call at (229) 432-1698.