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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

1850 West Basin Drive SW, Near West Basin Drive SW & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
+1 202-426-6841
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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1850 West Basin Drive SW, Near West Basin Drive SW & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so grateful to finally see this in person, just wish it wasn't at the end of the National Mall. Love the statue, views and the quotes!

Thank tulipes23
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressive memorial. Highly recommend having a guide interpret that symbolism to get more out of the visit by paying for a DC tour or overhearing a tour group.

Thank Gerald H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought this Memorial was pretty astonishing! The whole area was very well kept and the scripts on the wall were awesome! Take the time out to go!

Thank rfleming04
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recent tour of Washington DC and our guide took us to MLK Jr Memorial in the evening. The quotes were interesting to read, the hugh statue of MLK Jr is impressive. Really enjoyed seeing this memorial and a must if you are visiting Washington DC.

Thank Bea B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seeing the monument on film or TV does not do it justice. This is a must-see. From the granite monument to the 64 quotes along the wall it shows the visions of greatness.

Thank richj65
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're in D.C you should definitely go to this memorial. Take your time walking around and reading the quotes on the wall. The massive statue of Martin Luther King is amazing, you have to be there to fully appreciate the size of it. This...More

Thank sm05060
Reviewed 1 week ago

The MLK Memorial seems a bit out of the way, but if you plan on driving, I suggest going early in the morning. I was able to get a pretty decent shot of the statue without the large crowds. If you know anything about the...More

Thank RoadlessWandering
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a memorial you must add to your list. If you can do this on a tour, even better as it's difficult to get this from your visit without knowing your history.

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This memorial is another must see; shows quotes from Dr. King many may not know and the structure is a good reflection and a great testament to the man and what he hoped to accomplish.

Thank itsmebmmc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a night tour, and visited this memorial amongst the other iconic ones. We enjoyed our stroll around this momunent very much...

Thank bigbadjohnlosangeles
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