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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%
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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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+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

The memorial has a carved stone of MLK! It also has breathtaking views of the lake which you can also see the Jefferson memorial across!

Thank Kimberly G
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I walked through this memorial on my way to the FDR and Jefferson memorial. The part I liked the best were the quotes engraved in the stone. There were some quotes that I was not familiar with. Not as pretty as some of the other...More

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 25 May 2016

The last time I visited Washington, D.C. this Memorial was yet to have been built. It was nice to hear that they finally got it built. When my wife and I planned our trip to Virginia we wanted to make sure that we saw this...More

Thank Ray-Harrison
Reviewed 25 May 2016

I had a chance to visit and it was surreal, peaceful and beautiful exhibition. The setting is perfect and allows you to spend tiime thinking of the time and place that made a difference.

Thank Cc W
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

This memorial is truly very beautiful. And though the structure itself is admirable, the people here make the experience! So much passion among the visitors for such a legacy. Very moving, and elegantly done.

Thank Veratomlan
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This beautiful piece of real estate (within walking distance of the White House, Vietnam Wall, the WWII Memorial, the Lincoln Monument and Washington Monument) is truly awe-inspiring. The words of Dr. King and his incredible likeness, sit across the Tidal Basin from the Jefferson Memorial....More

Thank Chuck C
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial is a inspiring place to be at. The monument provides good solace and peace. It a suitable tribute to a person who has done so much for America. In fact this monument is a tribute to America and the resolute...More

Thank Rajesh P
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Great tribute... The setting is in front of the Tidal Basin, then you have the Washington Museum, Jefferson Memorial, Roosevelt Memorial and the water, very pretty.

1  Thank MrsGNZ
Reviewed 24 May 2016

The memorial sculptures of huge granite blocks are extremely impressive and the inscriptions on the inscription wall are quotes from various speeches given by Dr. King show his abiding faith that peace and love are stronger than war and hate. This is a must-see memorial.

Thank BearForceOne
Reviewed 23 May 2016

My wife and I made our first visit to the Martin Luther King Memorial on a recent trip to Washington. We got to the Memorial at dusk and the lights and shadows were very effective. There is a lot to absorb as you approach the...More

Thank Steve L
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