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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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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
Old Fourth Ward
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went on a group tour as part of a conference. We visited the King Center, went through Ebenezer Church, walked through the King’s home, and ended up at the King Center. Our guide was knowledgeable, the site was amazing. Truly moved by our visit,...More

Thank Maikokw
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited as part of a tour group. We visited the Centre, the Park, the Ebenezer Church and Dr. King’s home. I am glad I have seen it , although it made me very sad , it is a tasteful tribute to a great man, who...More

Thank SUNTAN47
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Non-Violent Social Change honors Dr. King's life and reflects love, justice and peace. Both Dr. and Mrs. King's remains are housed in a crypt on the grounds, with an eternal flame. Freedom Hall houses a foyer displaying African...More

Thank Ashley H
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is another must see location for anyone visiting the Atlanta area. Like most other National Historical sites: this tells the story of Martin Luther Kings short life, and covers his accomplishments and disappointments.. As you know, him and his wife Loretta are in their...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The vibe is amazing. I can close my eyes and see Martin Luther King, Jr family walking around and chatting. I am so happy that I bring my family to see what his childhood house look like and explain who he really was again in...More

Thank April J
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Seeing this site in person, reminded me of his efforts that cost him his life. You will see the house he was raised in, the original Ebenezer Church and the new larger Ebenezer Church. You may park on the street and it is handicap assessable....More

Thank Mich328
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Recently had a staycation with my boyfriend. We decided to get some history in our visit and came upon the King site. It's great. The visitor's center was an interesting first stop (however some of the exhibits were too dark to read) and Ebenezer church...More

Thank Tink0281
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every bit of this historic site was rich with emotional highs and lows. An absolute must see for every one of us. MLK and his work continues to be the moral compass which I am inspired to follow and this site is overflowing with lessons...More

Thank Duane L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I toured the birth home of Martin Luther King Jr on our recent visit to Atlanta. Our tour guide was amazing and a great storyteller.

Thank Jasmine W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a friend and her daughter that’s from Chicago here. They enjoyed seeing where MLK house was and all his belongings.

Thank Tamara G
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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
16 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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