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 (lcjmuseum@morgan.edu) or click on our "Visit" tab to schedule a virtual tour.


Open Hours

Wednesdays: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Thursdays: 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.

Closures Fall/Winter 2021

Thanksgiving, Nov. 24 - 27

Winter Break, Dec. 22 - Jan. 1, 2022 

The Museum will reopen to the public on Jan. 5, 2022

Inclement Weather Policy

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

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.



  • Film Discussion-- Tulsa: The Fire and The Forgotten
    Jun 03, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    Online Discussion
    Join our virtual post film discussion of Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten which debuts on MPT, Monday, May 31, 2021 at 9pm EST. This revealing film examines the Tulsa Race Massacre 100 Years Later and explores the history of “Black Wall Street,” anti-Black violence, and Black resilience in America.
  • Taste of History: The Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum
    May 04, 2021, 7:30 PM – 8:15 PM EDT
    ZOOM Virtual Presentation
    Learn about Baltimore's unique Civil Rights history with a FREE 45-minute tour with the Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum. This tour is presented in partnership with the Lombard Historical Society as part of their "Taste of History" virtual tour series!