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Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site

450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1504
+1 404-331-5190
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'From Civil War to Civil Rights' - Private Atlanta History Tour
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Start at the visitor center and then work your way around the three main sites in this historic park: the home in which the leader of the Civil Rights movement in America was born, the church where he preached and the memorial site where he is buried. A major Atlanta attraction, the park draws some 500,000 visitors each year.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1504
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Reviewed yesterday

A must do in Atlanta. Park your car and enjoy the history. I would recommend this to everyone of all ages and gender. It is Fun, Informative and Educational. This a great way to learn more about our history.

Thank NavymanBirmingham_Al
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a great place to visit very moving and lots of interesting information there are different places to look around and watch actual footage of past events

Thank jacka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t say enough about this place. Put it in your list of must do’s. Take time to walk around the area.

Thank Marla R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the privilege of taking a look at the home that Martin lived in during his formative years and it was made better by the hospitality and humour of our guide Clyde. He brought the place alive and spent well over the allotted...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To be in the house where Martin Luther King Jr grow up was truly an honor, This made my Holiday. & now will be apart of my History in my journey called life. I highly recommend this

Thank Lloyd M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Atlanta to see this and were not disappointed. Although it is a modest property it was worth visiting because of the signifcance of Dr Kings contribution to Civil Rights.

Thank fdeigman
Reviewed 1 week ago

was worth a visit. several buildings within a few blocks. fire station, birth house, church, etc. lots of information. tastefully done memorial area.

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a really interesting and informational place to visit. You get to see how he lived his life and can explore his home, church and surrounding areas of his boyhood. Well worth a visit, but make sure you register for a tour of the...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great passage of history that reminds us all that we can fight w/ peace. I did not realize that MLK started from the Rosa Parks incident, and from that he was able to fight w/out violence, but rather through business. He orchestrated...More

Thank Sondra W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The history of this country is not easy to learn about. MLK Jr was an amazing man and the historical site is well worth the visit, especially for young people who have not lived through the era of the fight for equal rights in which...More

Thank Terri I
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AnonymousVBG
5 February 2018|
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Response from micahkimler | Reviewed this property |
We arrived at 11am and we were told that the next available tour was at 3:30 that afternoon.
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Leslie J
15 October 2017|
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Response from Wanderlust_ff_2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, to be on the safe side, I would like to recommend the website 'nps.gov/malu' to you. Last week everything was open (King Center, Church, Birth Home...) - but with the exeption to the 'Visitor Center' on Peace Plaza... More
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Vaughn H
28 May 2017|
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Response from Cocomaryland | Reviewed this property |
Two hours sounds about right. I concur with others, make sure to go to the church across the street.
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