Center for Civil & Human Rights

Top choice museum in Downtown

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This striking 2014 addition to Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park is a sobering $68-million memorial to the American Civil Rights and global human-rights movements. Beautifully designed and thoughtfully executed, the indisputable highlight centers on an absolutely harrowing interactive mock Woolworth's lunch-counter sit-in simulation that will leave you speechless and move some to tears.