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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 yesterday

the national civil rights museum is put together very well. if your spirit isn't moved when you leave here, then something is wrong with you. there colorful pieces of art throughout the museum and the different exhibits like the sit in or the middle passage...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We under estimated how long it would take us to visit the museum. There is lots of reading but really interesting and inspiring. If you have time I would definitely advise a visit. I loved to hear some parents explains to their children what they...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The Memorial and exhibits were first rate and the self guided narrative devices were very informative. That being said: I arrived with a tour including 41 people with prepaid tickets. We were made to stand in line to get our tickets (50 minutes). Once inside,...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped here on a whim and it was one of my favorite activities of our road trip. It was very somber and realistic. It was like a step back in time to see the hotel where Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot. It's not...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We spent a couple of hours in here, which wasn't enough, but had to leave to go elsewhere. A very good display about a truly great man.

Thank Peter I
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Reviewed yesterday

The Museum was haunting because of the inclusion of the hotel where MLK was shot and killed in 1968. There is a tremendous amount of information to read and reflect upon while visiting and that makes this both an enjoyable but also educational experience. That...More

Thank Matthew H
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I really wasn't expecting too much until I realized the museum is the building where Martin Luther King was murdered. This museum is the real thing full of accurate historical facts beginning with the capture in West Africa to landing in the New World and...More

Thank Gary H
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Although you really do need at least 2-3 hours to see this museum, go even if you only have an hour or so. Well worth visiting - absolutely valuable information about the civil rights movement you probably won't see anywhere else. In addition, once you've...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very educational. A surreal experience to be able to stand where MLK was assassinated. This was one of the best things I chose to do while visiting Memphis.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Took most of the day to get around this as there is so much to see and so much information ( some of which is repeated in different rooms). Being from the UK I was shocked to see how American black people were treated up...More

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R0nnie513
16 June 2018|
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Response from Eric B | Reviewed this property |
No this is not a National Park. Inter-agency or Life Time Senior Pass will not work.
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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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pmblackwell
27 April 2018|
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Response from WTDuncan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can pay at the door. Enjoy
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