If I could go every week I would because I know that there is some exhibit I didn't get to spend enough time on! Loved it!
Just recently re-opened after major renovations. The presentations, movies and exhibits are unbelievable. It was a gut-retching experience to stand in the very area where Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated. I stood in awe and solemness reviewing and learning about the progression of this very sad time in our country's history. The exhibits are so well done and very... More
This museum is packed full of information from the beginning of slavery to the assassination of Dr. King. This tour takes at least three hours to see and read everything.It is very well presented.I wish the parking options were better.I paid a meter that has a two hour maximum and had to leave the museum to reload the meter.Included in... More
Glad it's there to remind us of the price paid for the basic of human rights. Very moving & informative. Adequate parking & one of the best BBQ Joints right next door. Was surprised to see the building across the street where the shots were fired is also part of the museum. Nothing to dislike that I can think of.
The upgrades were excellent. I have here several times and the interactive changes made this trip feel like my first visit. Love it!!!
The National CIvil Rights Museum has reopened to the public after a year of renovation - lots of additions and realia, more videos and explanation that give a different perspective to the events leading up to that fateful day when Dr King was assassinated. Also, visitors have access to audio kiosks in the area in front of the Lorraine Motel,... More
My advice is to set aside a half day for this experience--and to go during the middle of the week when school is in session, not because I dislike kids, but because there is simply so much to linger over and to savor that you need all the time you can get and as slow a pace as possible. Hubbub... More
This is an experience that everyone should see black, white, young or old. We all need to be reminded of the cruel and unfair treatment that Black's received in this country we call American the Land of the Free and the many heroes both black and white that fought to change the injustice. The renovation to the museum was well... More
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