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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...more
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I really enjoyed the museum. It was informative and interactive. I especially liked that it was created at the hotel where Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated and you get to see the two rooms where he spent his last moments. It is a powerful...More
My wife, the history major, mentioned how much she learned. Presentation of info is well done. There were a lot of people moving through together which made seeing some of the displays difficult. Not many places to sit. Recommend a visit to get a knew...More
You really need three hours to go through this but we only had 1 hour and still learned so much. I love the flow of the museum. So much history covered. Very emotional stuff. Each area really grabs your attention. Everyone needs to go to...More
It's been 50 years since the assination of Martin Luther King and this museum preserves the background and history behind this historic even. The museum starts with some background history about the South and the business of slavery. It chronicles this aspect of the history...More
This museum chronicles the horrific history of the brutality and vast scope of the crime of slavery. The historical data is shocking as the numbers speak of widespread abuse. The presentation is both enlightening and disturbing. To learn how disgusting so many American politicians and...More
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It depends on whether you want to read everything. It was more information than we could handle in one visit, but still stayed for a couple hours. There is no food on site, but it is right next to central barbecue, a great... More
It depends on whether you want to read everything. It was more information than we could handle in one visit, but still stayed for a couple hours. There is no food on site, but it is right next to central barbecue, a great place to eat.