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One of the NAACP's most cherished goals was to end lynching in the United States. Galvanized by the last recorded lynching in Maryland, Lillie Carroll Jackson, Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr., Juanita Jackson Mitchell, Carl Murphy, Thurgood Marshall, Margaret Carey and their many allies worked tirelessly toward ending the practice of lynching and other racial injustices

in our country.

Throughout the museum, discover their journeys from local to national victories that have changed the nation for all Americans.

Now offering Virtual Tours: 
LCJM has developed a virtual tour experience for visitors who are unable to travel to the museum. You may contact us through email ( or click on our "Visit" tab to schedule a virtual tour.



Open Hours

Wednesdays: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Fridays: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Saturdays: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Contact the Museum to plan a group visit outside of these advertised hours or schedule a tour through our "Tours" page under the "Visit" tab.


Fall/Winter 2022/2023 

Labor Day observed, Sep. 3

Thanksgiving, Nov. 24 - 26

Winter Break, Dec. 21 - Jan. 2, 2023 

The Museum will reopen to the public on Jan. 4, 2023

Inclement Weather Policy

The museum will follow the delays and closures of Morgan State University, 

Additionally, because of our location, LCJM may follow delays and closures of Baltimore City Public Schools.

Please contact the museum to verify the closure status, if you plan to visit and have concerns.



  • Lunch & Learn: “Don’t Buy Where You Can’t Work”
    Dec 14, 2022, 12:30 PM
    Virtual Lecture
    A virtual lecture on the “Don’t Buy Where You Can’t Work” campaign of the 1930s presented by Rachel Donaldson, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions at the BMI, in partnership with the Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum.
  • George Lakey: Lessons for Today from a Lifetime of Nonviolent Activism
    Nov 20, 2022, 3:10 PM
    Baltimore, 3107 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Join us as George Lakey, a queer, Quaker activist and master storyteller, shares lessons he learned during his lifetime involvement in nonviolent struggles for peace, civil rights, LGBTQ rights, labor justice, and the environment.
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