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National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel

450 Mulberry St, Memphis, TN 38103-4214
+1 901-521-9699
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African American Heritage Self-Guided Tour With Transportation
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At the place of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'S death in 1968 in Memphis, TN, the National Civil Rights Museum is a renowned educational and cultural institution. The Museum chronicles the American Civil Rights Movement with compelling presentations of iconic exhibits, oral histories of lesser-known civil rights foot soldiers, and visceral, in-the-moment experiences. Visitors will learn through emotionally charged, multi-user, multi-touch interactives, and a visually engaging, contemporary exhibit design that guides you through five centuries of history. Bring the whole family.
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450 Mulberry St, Memphis, TN 38103-4214
+1 901-521-9699
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on a weekday at the end of the school year; a mistake on our part as the museum was packed with kids on field trips. However, we were impressed with the exhibits and how the Lorraine Motel was incorporated into the museum. Don’t...More

Thank NLB52
Reviewed 2 days ago

The National Civil Rights Museum is an engaging mix of media and art that draws you in and tells a very difficult story, but fills you with admiration for civil rights proponents and gives you hope for the future. Standing next to the balcony where...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a great experience. If you are in town and have some time, its just a few short blocks away from beale and even closer off south main.

Thank Jeremy s
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is a wealth of material hear on the civil rights movement and those involved in it. It focuses on Martin Luther King Jr but you learn about all those involved in the struggle to get civil rights. We did the self-guided tour that you...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very informative, very thought provoking and just amazing the way they've kept everything the same as it was the day MLK was killed.

Thank Tameeja W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just had to visit the Lorraine Motel whilst in Memphis It is a very quiet and interesting place. You can become very moved by what you read and see.

Thank manc867
Reviewed 1 week ago

The National Civil Rights Museum is an informative museum regarding racial injustices within the U.S. and includes the hotel and view of MLK's rooms before he was assassinated. You can feel the somber presence of the horrible act that happened in this place. Be sure...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting museum. Very well done. Lots of details of that period. Very cool to actually see the room where MLK stayed before he was killed

Thank francoisepr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit the museum at least three times a year! My children love it! I look forward to seeing the new exhibits every time we go! I haven’t had one complaint yet and I can’t wait until we go again in January!! #Members

Thank Moonshinethepoet
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very informative museum that does a good job of balancing different media to tell the story. I came in feeling quite ignorant about this part of American history and I'm definitely better informed now. However there was so much information I struggled to take...More

Thank Millin1
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Response from Susan H | Reviewed this property |
Probably but I would get a here early.
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Response from PeoriaMom | Reviewed this property |
It is part of Civil Rights Museum.