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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
+1 901-521-9699
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Reviewed today via mobile

Loved it! Wish I had more time to read everything! If you go plan your time wisely so you can see it all!!

Thank Monniet1
Reviewed yesterday

Wish we had allocated more time for this visit. The amount of historical elements, records and recordings is amazing. Such a sad commentary on American history - let’s try to do better.

Thank cathyandpete
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very complete historical museum of civil rights. Make sure not to miss the section across the street.

Thank JP1631
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We found this place by accident when we were looking for a breakfast place. Well this is a must, thus turned out to be the best attraction we did on our visit to Memphis, very very informative, America’s recent history to this is quite shameful...More

Thank chappers53
Reviewed 2 days ago

just being outside viewing the balcony and the bullet trajectory was an emotional experience. if you really would like to review and be informed all to what this museum has to offer, as we did, it takes about four hours - which is only a...More

Thank rettup
Reviewed 3 days ago

The civil rights museum must be a first in the list of visits to Memphis. Apart from being the assassination site of Martin Luther King there was much more to learn. The museum started with the history of slavery , through the abolition on onto...More

Thank willow20
Reviewed 3 days ago

The National Civil Rights Museum is a must see for anyone visiting Memphis. I don't think it's possible to tour the museum without coming away with a profound sense of history and a deeper understanding of the struggle for civil rights.

Thank cheryl h
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was very moved during my visit of the Museum. The exhibits will bring tears to your eyes. Very educational and heart felt. Every person, family and school should take time and visit.

Thank Rita10032016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We returned to the National Civil Rights Museum located within the historic Lorraine Hotel because we were accompanied by family. It is reasonably priced. Seniors 55 & older are given reduced rates. Again, we found ourselves deeply moved and enriched. Everyone of the staff was...More

Thank VaporK8
Reviewed 6 days ago

A definite must in Memphis with amazing videos and information on the plight of coloured people in the US.

Thank French Chick
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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.