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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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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
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Reviewed yesterday

What an experience. For those of us who lived when Dr King was alive it brought back what he and others did to strive for a better world. For those who were born after, It is, I hope, an education into the lives of those...More

Thank carol s
Reviewed yesterday

We only got to see the outside area - it was quite amazing that despite all the people that were there how quiet it was. The people there were very respectful and truly sad. It was eerie standing outside the Hotel and looking up to...More

Thank Mick S
Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting visit, thought provoking...... Chooses your time wisely as can get very busy with coach loads of visitors.

Thank MerseysideUKHoliday
Reviewed 2 days ago

I revisited the National Civil Rights Museum after ten years and I was impressed with the upgrades. This is definitely something all Americans should visit. Very compelling. Very moving to stand and overlook the balcony where Dr. King was assassinated (and then to cross the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not a whole lot of places can do all three but the Loraine delivers. Was the highlight of our trip to Memphis. Just fantastic. Especially the r units upstairs. Plan of 2-3 hours and read everything in there. It’s just wonderful.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an extremely well-curated museum, telling the history of civil rights from the slave traders first days through Jim Crow and the assassination of Martin Luther King. The museum has preserved the exterior of the motel where King was killed and built a spectacular...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An outstanding museum based at the Lorraine Hotel where Martin Luther King was shot. I liked how the museum kept a tight focus on the struggle for civil rights. Each section talks sequentially about different stages of civil rights movements and historical events connected to...More

Thank smilgaki
Reviewed 3 days ago

Extraordinary journey through time over several floors culminating in viewing MLK's room and the place of his assassination. Great mix of your regular museum exhibits, audio pieces, larger items and 3 dimensional displays. We were there several hours and not bored at any stage. Included...More

Thank blueswarrior
Reviewed 3 days ago

Sad to see where Dr. Martin Luther King died for his cause to help set people free. Great musuem. You visit the room he used last at Hotel Loraine and see his vehicles and the story of his crusades. We must try to forget the...More

Thank shelia r
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum is packed with wonderful information. Amazing exhibits and very good staff. We were so moved to be able to walk through and see rooms in The Lorraine Hotel.

Thank Christina W
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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.