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National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel

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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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450 Mulberry St, Memphis, TN 38103-4214
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This display and story about the Civil Rights movement and the life and times of Dr Martin Luther King were both inspiring and moving. Amazing detail and archives about the journey and oppression of so many over the centuries, combined with incredible detail and information...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a sad part of the US history where you can see the intolerance of those times and we wish never to be repeated again. The sacrifice of those who fought for freedom and equality, something that we should not take for granted nowadays....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Every time I go to the Civil Rights Museum, I tend to see something that I hadn’t see from a previous visit. I enjoyed the new exhibits and would encourage everyone to go and see our history.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Willie S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went here the day before MLK's actual birthday and felt it was a great value for the price. Sort of feels like going through the Holocaust museum (except a tiny bit less depressing). People working there seem somewhat cranky.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dheads
Reviewed 3 days ago

My family was looking for something to do on a Saturday in Memphis. I was unprepared for the power of the National Civil Rights Museum. It is a well organized and planned experience for a review of our civil rights history. You start out by...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 77CharlesT
Reviewed 3 days ago

Finally we did visit this museum. It's not only about the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King but it's more deeper. Visit this museum when you are in Memphis. It's very informative. Knowing what all happened in the history of America, Speechless!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 3 days ago

A solemn place to visit to remember a sad time in our nations history. An hour or two at the museum with your children will educate them more than just being taught about it in school.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank judgefrankl
Reviewed 3 days ago

Came for the blues and left with a stronger sense of civil rights. If you think you know a lot ,visit this museum you will learn more. Masterfully done and to be honest, it has so much I could go again because I couldn't take...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Missy H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Simply breathtaking and historically educational visit. Deeply moving and a must visit place if in Memphis. Emotional afternoon as was expected, but totally worth it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank joegleeson86
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I wasn’t sure what to expect, and I was blown away. There’s no preaching here, just the cold hard facts of a really dark period of America’s history. All young people need to see this exhibit so that they can understand how far we’ve come...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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nourabeu
15 December 2018|
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Response from redrebecca2015 | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure they are only valid for one day. You can buy tickets on the spot. There wasn't a line to purchase tickets, so it was pretty easy.
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Yeah, not exactly the same experience. I think you can always go back and delete your posts, by signing in to your account.
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20 July 2018|
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Response from DrArianaP | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! (Sorry I’m so late to respond)
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