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Indiana University South Bend

Civil Rights Heritage Center

1040 W. Washington St.
South Bend, IN 46601
Center Phone: (574) 307-6135
crhc@iusb.edu


Darryl M. Heller, Ph.D.
Director, Civil Rights Heritage Center
3271 Wiekamp Hall
Phone: (574) 520-4243
Email: daheller@iusb.edu


George Garner
Curator, Civil Rights Heritage Center
1040 W. Washington St.
South Bend, IN 46601
Phone: (574) 307-6135
Email: gwgarner@iusb.edu


Visit Us in Person

The Civil Rights Heritage Center offers free, guided tours of the former Natatorium that explains the history of civil rights, and the experiences of African Americans, Latinxs, LGBTQ, and additional marginalized groups in South Bend.

English language tours are available without appointment during the following times:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday | 10am to 2pm
Tuesday, Thursday | 3pm to 7pm

Spanish language tours are available without appoint during the following times:

Wednesday, Friday | 10 am to 2pm
Thursday | 3pm to 7pm

Tours for large groups (i.e. 10 or more), or tours outside the designated public hours are warmly welcomed. Contact CRHC Curator George Garner at gwgarner@iusb.edu or by phone at (574) 307-6135 to begin.

In addition to public hours for tours, we also offer regular events that educate, entertain, and agitate for positive changes in our community. See the "Events and News" page for the latest.