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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
Downtown
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This museum is an historical treasure. We, as U.S. cituzens need to not firget our hustiry if racusm in thus country snd how it has impacted the place in histiry we are at today. We are still very much a racist society. Since I was...More

Thank dawnaddy2017
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is my first time visiting this museum and let me tell you its worth your time! This is the location were MLK was killed in 1968! The museum has some great videos of the struggle for civil rights. Plan on spending at least three...More

Thank Carlos T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You're able to walk up within thirty feet of the balcony. When we arrive we weren't able to go inside or anything so everything on this review is the hotel and the area where the assassination occurred. Brought back 49 year old sad memories. This...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Anyone interested in the history of the modern USA must visit this museum, which catalogues the birth and development of the Civil Rights Movement, from slavery through to the present day, via the assasination of Martin Luther King. Very informative and interesting, if a little...More

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum is extremely moving no matter what your race. The museum takes the visitor from the day slaves were brought to America to today. There is no whitewashing of the facts and lets the visitor experience the African American history as well the tragedy...More

1  Thank Zaydewise
Reviewed 2 days ago

Although this is a rather small museum in size, it is jam-packed with Civil Rights information. There is so much to read it is overwhelming. Would like to see information condensed. Do not miss the house across the street where the shooter was located.

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 2 days ago

The dinner set out like the day MLK died. The room across the street where the gunman took the shot. It is a very sobering experience and very well done and put together.

Thank ajtheriot
Reviewed 2 days ago

Please plan 2 hours for this. If you have longer, there is easily 4+ hours to experience here. This is a very special place. Totally immersive experience, with city busses, sanitation workers strike truck, silloouette statues, multiple theater experiences, voices of the civil rights movement....More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very interesting Museum. Charts the Civil Rights movement from the oppressive start to the present with its problems today. Very informative. The rooms that ML King stayed on that fateful day are preserved as they were. Very poignant. Highly recommended.

Thank Tigertribal
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Only had a couple of hours at the end of a Sunday, but could have spent much more. Powerful, educational, in depth and emotive - everything a museum should be. A powerful contrast to a visit to Graceland in the morning.

Thank sands3
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Probably but I would get a here early.
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It is part of Civil Rights Museum.
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