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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum is just packed with civil rights history. It covers a lot of years of struggle and victory. Very interesting. A must see!

Thank denj865
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was the best thing I did on my trip to Venice. It is extremely formative, explaining all the major events of the Civil Rights movement, as well as the history that led to the need for it. It feels like a sacred site, due...More

Thank Katherine A
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Extremely detailed accounting not only of the King assassination, but the civil rights movement and actions and triggers at different times. Give yourself plenty of time as there is a lot to see and read/watch.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Walked here. Excellent thought provoking museum! It details the work MLK did and the tragic events that happened at this site, in the opposite building is the evidence etc which lead to the arrest of the murderer! But also makes you question did they get...More

Thank Gaynor H
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place was one of the main reasons we drove to Memphis and we were suitably impressed. Not in your face....all well done and to the point. History and ideas all well presented and aimed at all levels. Exhibits drove the points home ...perfectly laid...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I suggest a minimum of half day to tour, so much to see and read you could spend the whole day. Confusing info when tickets bought. Instructed video will be announced at 2. Missed area just outside the movie entrance but couldn’t go back and...More

Thank shirley202
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum covers slavery and the civil rights movement in detail from the late 1700's to the present. Very good movie and excellent exhibits. We spent 3 hours here.

Thank ChuckBrooks
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spent a lovely couple of hours here and would highly recommend. The story of MLK is fascinating and humbling. The prices are reasonable. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a must for every single person, I have been brought up to respect everyone irrelevant of race, yet I felt really ashamed to be a white male. We all need to understand the atrocities carried out against our fellow man to ensure this...More

Thank rob c
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was stunned at the attention to detail given by this museum. It tells stories of America's history that are shameful but that need to be told so we never forget how much things have changed and how much more change is needed. We stand...More

Thank Stan C
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Lauren W
20 July 2018|
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Response from 1snowy1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we felt very safe. In fact the question never crossed our minds. There is plenty of parking and a very nice cafe around the corner.We were there nearly four hours, so allow plenty of time.
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R0nnie513
16 June 2018|
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Response from RastaMermaid | Reviewed this property |
Their apart of the international museum group. I thought my membership with the one in DC got discount but I didn’t.
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MauiGirl2009
24 May 2018|
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Response from kspearSalem_OR | Reviewed this property |
Two hours wasn't enough. Lots to see and read and absorb.
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