Self-guided and staff-led group tours are available for parties of all sizes. Reservations for group tours are required, and should be made at least two weeks in advance of your anticipated arrival date.
Parties of all sizes are welcome to book group tours, but discounted admission rates will only be available to groups of fifteen people or more. Regular admission rates apply to parties of less than fifteen people.
Group Tour Hours
- Tuesday through Saturday - 9 AM to 4 PM
- Sunday - 1 PM to 4 PM
Tour Specialist Telephone
Additional Group Tour Information
- Cancellations & Changes
If you need to make changes to your reservation, or to cancel your group tour, please contact our Tour Specialist by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 313-494-5808.
- Chaperone Policy for School Groups
For school groups, one chaperone is required for every ten students. Each chaperone will be admitted to the museum free of charge.
For groups of students with special needs, one chaperone is required for every five students; one chaperone per guest is required if those students require wheelchairs.
Chaperones must remain with their group at all times.
- Check-In Policy
Please arrive in The Wright's Rotunda area approximately fifteen minutes before your scheduled tour time. Groups that arrive more than fifteen minutes after their scheduled tour time are subject to cancellation.
In order to check in, you must provide the following to the museum's staff:
- Your group tour confirmation letter
- An accurate count of the number of visitors in your party
If you experience any delays, please contact Visitor Services at 313-494-5800 or the Tours & Reservations Office at 313-494-5864 as soon as possible.
- Discounted Admission Rates
Parties of fifteen people or more are eligible for discounted admission rates. Please note that any other museum discounts are not applicable toward group admission prices.
- Adults, age 13-61 - $9
- Seniors, age 62 and over - $6
- Youth, age 3-12 - $6
- Members & children under 3 - Free
- Guided Tour Rates
Parties that request guided tours must pay an additional fee of $30 for every group of 15 individuals.
Please note that guided tours are student-centered, interactive learning experiences, intended for school-age audiences. Trained museum educators lead one-hour tours that delve into the diverse history and culture of African Americans.
- Lunch Options
The Wright does not have a full-service restaurant on site, but groups are welcome to bring bagged lunches.
You must reserve a space for your group to enjoy lunch inside of the museum. The cost of reserving a space for lunch within the museum is $1 per person for every half hour.
- Payment Policy
A 50% non-refundable group tour deposit is due within 72 hours of scheduling your visit at The Wright. The remaining balance is due upon arrival on the date of your visit.
The Wright accepts major credit cards, including Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.
The museum also accepts checks or money orders made payable to CHWMAAH.
- Photography Policy
Photography in museum exhibition spaces is strictly prohibited. Please leave cameras at home.