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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 great memorial site for Martin Luther King - the historical centre has a great display outlining the history of Martin Luther King's involvement in the struggles in the 60's and also provides a insight into how the black population was treated by the whites....More

Thank dagebow
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had time to kill and walked to this historic site. I was very impressed how history has been displayed. This needs to be seen by every school child to understand our history.

Thank Lynelle D
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I didn't know what to expect but this is a fully - developed, large museum and multi-building attraction. So very glad that in a 24 hour trip to Atlanta to tour Emory University that we chose to squeeze this in. Helpful hint - if you...More

Thank Circusboyny
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Reviewed 5 days ago

All I wanted to see was MLK Jr's Atlanta church and I happened upon a huge historic site. After parking, I walked a path dedicated not only to Martin Luther King, Jr, but also to others who promoted the ideals of peace and tolerance. Inside...More

1  Thank BigMeesh30
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were impressed with this historic site where we could walk in the childhood neighborhood of Dr King and see the birth home, the fire station, the church, and the shotgun row houses. I was moved to tears by the exhibits and the film clips....More

1  Thank Evelyn C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was press for time, therefore did not sign-up for the tour. Very impressed on the renovations that are being done to other houses around this home. Has an opportunity to speak with one of the security personnel outside who gave us some good information while...More

Thank kennethmD6302MD
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started at the Visitor Center and proceeded to the Baptist church and the boyhood home. You cannot appreciate the gravity of the site without seeing the video presentation at the visitor's center. The explanation of King's advocacy of nonviolent resistance is superb, and I...More

Thank Paul E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quick visit, educational but bittersweet. Reading about MLK'S life, seeing the exhibits and short videos helped shine a light on the horrors of the disgraces he and many others endured. Disappointed that we didn't get a chance to see the primary video, the last...More

Thank Dad4lads
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately the house tour was booked when we went, so I recommend booking in advance. Otherwise the museum and the area has a lot of history around it that's cool to see. I recommend watching the virtual tour in the museum if already booked. The...More

Thank Amer H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We parked across the street from Ebenezer Baptist Church(the 1st one and the new one), we toured the one where Doctor King and his family attended church and where He preached. It was surreal walking around where He and his family congregated and fellowshipped. They...More

Thank carla482015
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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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