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Atlanta Black History & Civil Rights Tour

Join us as we unfold time with this exciting Black History & Civil Rights tour. What better place to delve into African-American heritage than the Mecca of the Civil Rights Movement? Showcasing historic sites and most talked about black historic neighborhoods like Summerhill, The West End, Downtown Atlanta, Old 4th Ward and the Historic Sweet Auburn Ave District. During this 4 hour tour you will be immersed in black culture & arts, civil rights landmarks, groundbreaking HBCU’s, Tyler Perry Studios, along with famous Hollywood Film & TV locations and more. These are some of the reasons Atlanta is nicknamed "The Black Mecca" and one of the top destinations for Black History & Culture. This tour goes further than any other tour, allowing you to fully experience the historical and cultural significance of our groundbreaking city.

per adult from




4 hours


Hotel pickup available


Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Complimentary hotel or AirBnB pickup & drop-off (within 3.5 mile radius from West End Marta Station)
    • 2-3 stops for exploring and selfies (lunch-stop is optional)
    • Driver/ Local Tour guide
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities (suggested)
    • Food
    • Child Car Seat
    • Parking rates range $10 - $30 across the street from Atlanta Marriott Marquis hotel
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Georgia State Capitol, 206 Washington St SW Capitol Square, Room 214, Atlanta, GA 30334-9007

    Atlanta's Government Center
    -Atlanta City Hall
    -Fulton County Courthouse
    -Georgia Depot

    Pass By: Underground Atlanta, 50 Upper Alabama St SW, Atlanta, GA 30303-3192

    Heart of Atlanta! Where Atlanta began.
    -Amazing unknown facts!!

    Stop At: Atlanta Olympic Cauldron Tower, 513-637 Capitol Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

    Pass by the Olympic Stadium & Torch and relive the 1996 olympic moments. Amazing unknown facts!
    -Fulton County Stadium
    -Baseball legend Hank Aaron

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Tyler Perry Studios, 315 Deshler St SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA

    Fun Stop for selfies and group photos
    See the original Madea’s House
    ***Note: Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic Visitors are not allowed to enter the studio entrance till further notice per Tyler Perry mgmt.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Atlanta University Center Historic District, Atlanta, GA 30314, USA

    *West End Atlanta (one of Atlanta’s spiritually rich neighborhoods)
    -Beautiful Street Arts Murals
    -Locally Black-owned business
    -Atlanta university Center (HBCU): (Largest Consortium of black colleges in the country) Morehouse College, Spellman College, Clark Atlanta University, Morris Brown College, Interdenominational Theological Center, Morehouse school of Medicine
    -Famous Film locations

    Pass By: Shrine of the Black Madonna, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA

    Atlanta oldest bookstore and culture center
    *Great street art murals and famous black-owned businesses

    Pass By: Castleberry Hill Historic District, Atlanta, GA 30313, USA

    Atlanta’s hidden jewel for eclectic, laid-back, rich art scenery.
    -Paschal’s Restaurant
    -(OLG) Old Lady Gang Restaurant
    -The Glam Shop
    -Frost Bistro & Bar
    -Escobar Restaurant & Tapas
    -The Castleberry filming Back lot of famous movies & tv shows

    Pass By: Mercedes Benz Stadium, 1 Amb Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30313-1501

    Great view of CNN Center, State Farm Arena, and Atlanta's beautiful Atlanta skyline

    Pass By: Sweet Auburn Ave, Atlanta, GA

    Once Atlanta’s richest Negro Street in the world.
    -Woodruff Park, Atlanta Daily World (1st black daily newspaper)
    -Atlanta Life, Apex Museum, Royal Peacock,
    - SCLC Headquarters, Historic Black churches
    -Beautiful Civil Rights art murals
    -Famous Movie locations

    Stop At: The Municipal Market, 209 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA

    *Atlanta’s historic gem! Lunch stop Great food and snack options from Independent/family-owned eateries. Soul food, BBQ, New Orleans, West African & Asian cuisines, Chicago Style Pizzeria etc.
    Grady Hospital
    Butler Street YMCA

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, 450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1504

    Home to one of the greatest freedom fighters, Dr. MLK Jr!
    Ebenezer Baptist Church
    MLK’s Birth Home
    The King Center
    The Visitors Center

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Pass By: Edgewood Avenue Southeast, Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA, USA

    Historic Old 4th Ward District known for beautiful street art murals and Eclectic Bar District.
    -The Swag Shop, Esca Seafood & Bar, Cafe Circa Resturant & Bar
    Harold’s Chicken & Ice Bar, Fin & Feathers, BQE Resturant & Lounge

  • Departure Point :
    1: West End Station, W End Station, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    2: Atlanta Marriott Marquis, 265 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We provide complimentary pickup at local area hotels/AirBnb's at Downtown Atlanta or meet-up at the starting location at West End Marta Station and Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel. There is additional fee for pickup request for Atlanta Airport area, Buckhead Atlanta or areas close to I-285 perimeter.
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
    • The West End Marta Station is the meet-up location for travelers lodging outside Downtown Atlanta that'll be driving or train-riding Marta. Parking is free!
    • Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel is the meet-up location for travelers lodging outside Downtown Atlanta that's using using taxi, Uber, or Lyft. Parking is not free! The hotel has comfortable lobby seating, clean bathrooms, and Starbucks(opened 6am-1pm only)
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Tour operates in all weather. Umbrella or rain poncho is recommended for for light rain. For extreme weather conditions, please call the phone number on your voucher to reconfirm tour operation.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Roundabout Atlanta Tours and Transportation

Activity ID: V-60827P3

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