Touring the Museum


Plan A Group Tour


ACRI offers tours for schools, organizations, family reunions, and other groups.


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




Visit our Contact Us page to schedule a tour.




Docent Program


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


do‚ÄĘcent 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?


Join our growing docent corps and help visitors to the ACRI discover the southwest Georgia civil rights movement 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.  Docents help make a visit to the Albany Civil Rights Institute an enriching experience for thousands of visitors each year.


No experience is necessary to become an ACRI volunteer docent. Anyone aged 16 and above is welcome to volunteer.  If you are interested in becoming a docent, please contact our Executive Director Mr. W. Frank Wilson at (229) 432-1698 or send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .