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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
450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1504
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+1 404-331-5190
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went on the Saturday when there was a snow storm so unfortunately the church, birthplace home, and visitors center were closed. The street the home is located on is very pretty with mostly well kept homes. The church was still very amazing to see...More

Thank Awilson313
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On the way to the airport we drove by MLK Jr’s house. Did not have time to go in but was nice to see the neighborhood where he grew up. We were told you have to get there early as there are limited tours daily....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went on MLK Jr. day. I recommend going on any other day it’s opened if you want to take your time and really marinate in the experience. Lots of parking. Take your kids. Take your grandparents. Everyone can learn a thing or two from...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I learned everything about the MLK home in Auburn street and there different places to go is the MLK exhibit, freedom hall and MLK home. I learned about extremist discrimination against African Americans and sadly I learned about Rosa Park was arrested for sitting on...More

Thank Hamood U
Reviewed 5 days ago

This experience is one I will not forgot I will do it all over again. It felt really good to be standing in the same house that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. grew up in til the age of 12. You know we learn this...More

Thank Cierra D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the morning to wander around the birthplace of Dr King and also the museum. Truly inspirational experience - to think all of that happened so recently and that it took such bravery, perseverance and calmness in the face of horrendous treatment to break the...More

Thank RWandfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots to see and learn at this historic site. The line was kind of long for the birth home tour. Unfortunately the upstairs was under construction, so it went pretty quickly once you got inside. But it was cool to see and worth the wait...More

Thank Travelprincess316
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place of history. glad to see a piece of history preserved, knowledgeable staff. exciting place, timeless.

Thank Marcellus B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second trip to the MLK center. I was very glad to see they are doing renovations to the tomb site as it was very tired looking when I visited several years ago. This was enjoyable visit, but I wish they would also...More

Thank Linda4490
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit The King Center down the street, you can inquire at the visitors' desk there about securing a free, timed ticket to tour this site, which is King's childhood home. The house is only a few blocks away from The King Center and...More

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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.
3 May 2017|
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