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Group Tours


Bring your group of fifteen or more people to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History for a guided tour or self-guided visit and receive discounted admission! Advance reservations are required and should be made at least two weeks in advance. Guided tours are available Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 am – 2 pm, and Sunday 1 pm – 2:30 pm. To talk to a Group Tours specialist, call (313) 494-5808 during office hours of Tuesday through Friday, 9 am – 5 pm, or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . We look forward to welcoming your group to The Wright Museum!

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Admission for 15 or more guests:

  • $7 Adults (age 13 - 61)
  • $4 Seniors (age 62 +)
  • $4 Children (age 3 – 12)
  • Free for museum members & children under 3

Admission for less than 15 guests:

  • $8 Adults (age 13 - 61)
  • $5 Seniors (age 62 +)
  • $5 Children (age 3 – 12)
  • Free for museum members & children under 3

Please note that other discounts are not valid towards group admission.

Guided Tours

Guide fee of $30, plus admission cost (See Fee Information, above).

Guided tours are student-centered, interactive learning experiences. Our trained Educators provide guided learning experiences that explore the diverse history and culture of African Americans and their African origins in ways that engage, inspire and enrich the lives of children in grades Pre K – 12 as well as adults. Each tour lasts for 45 minutes and includes exploring diverse collections. Maximum of 35 guests per group per guide.

Chaperones

One chaperone for every 10 students is required and admitted free. Additional adults are charged $7 each. Special needs groups must provide one chaperone for every five students, or one chaperone per guest if requiring wheel chairs. It is important that chaperones stay with the group at all times.

Tour Times

Guided tours are available Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 am – 2:00 pm, and Sunday 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm.

Payment Policy

A 50% non-refundable deposit is due within 72 hours after you schedule your tour.
Final payment balance is due upon arrival.
By check or money order, payable to CHWMAAH
By credit card: Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express

Cancellations/Changes

For cancellations or changes to a reservation, e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (313) 494-5800.

Group Check-in Policy

Upon arrival, we respectfully ask that your group acknowledge and adhere to the following museum policies and procedures:

• Please arrive in the museum’s Rotunda fifteen (15) minutes early with all persons being present
• Have your confirmation letter available upon your arrival
• Should you experience delays, please contact the tours and reservation office at (313) 494-5800 or (313) 494-5864 as soon as possible.
• Please have an accurate count of the members of your group (adults ages 13 - 61, children ages 3 - 12, and under 3 years old.)
• It is important that chaperones stay with the group at all times.
• To request any changes of services please call (313) 494-5864
• If your group arrives late, the length of your tour will be impacted
• No cameras can be taken into the exhibits

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Exhibit Capacity and Guidelines

In order to ensure a meaningful learning experience for all visitors, exhibit capacity is monitored. If a gallery is full, The Wright Museum staff may advise a group to wait before entering.

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Children's Discovery Room

Designed to capture and stimulate the imagination of Pre-K through 3rd grade children, the Children’s Discovery Room uses a multimedia approach to teach the lessons of the And Still We Rise exhibit in an age-appropriate manner. Live actors use the environment’s sound and video capabilities to weave a story of tribulation and hope that children can understand. The Children’s Discovery Room is a wonderful tool for teachers and group leaders to introduce their children to a complex and delicate part of American history.

Lunch

Limited space for your school group to bring bagged lunches may be available on a pre-registered basis. The cost of reserving space is $1 per person per half hour.

For catered lunch options: please call (313) 494-5808 for catered lunch options and pricing for your group.

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Group Entrance

The group entrances are located on Warren Avenue, and on the west side of the museum on Farnsworth. Limited, complimentary bus parking is located on Brush Street east of the museum’s entrance.

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