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Martin Luther King Jr. History Walking Tour

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  • Martin Luther King Jr.-themed tour of Atlanta
  • Discover sights that are iconic to the Civil Rights movement
  • Learn about the personal and public life of Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Fascinating tour for Atlanta visitors and locals alike
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Explore Atlanta through the lens of the Civil Rights movement on this Martin Luther King Jr.-themed tour of the Sweet Auburn neighborhood. See where the iconic Civil Rights leader worked and lived as you visit sites such as Ebenezer Baptist Church, the King Center, and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park. Throughout, your guide shares facts and stories about the Civil Rights movement in Atlanta.
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Stop At: Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta, 407 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1503

Touring beautiful Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The King Center, 449 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1503

Our guests will take in the amazing artifacts at the King Center, with a guided tour through the Memorials.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, 450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1504

The tour meets and ends at the National Historic Site, and includes an overview of the site, as well as detailed walk through various areas on the site.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Sweet Auburn Ave, Atlanta, GA

The tour takes place entirely in the Sweet Auburn neighborhood and includes numerous visits to points of interests

Duration: 2 hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We learned a lot from Margaret about Martin Luther King, his neighborhood, background, influence and legacy. Walking in the neighborhood and hearing the personal stories about him made this a powerful and memorable tour. Thank you , Margaret!

Date of experience: July 2019
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unexpectedatlanta, Owner at Unexpected Atlanta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

History really has a more powerful impact when you can stand on that street, take those same steps, and eat that same food. Margaret does an excellent job making this all come true. Thank you for taking my tour.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you are visiting Atlanta or have lived there your whole life this tour is a must! Our guide, Margaret, is so emotionally invested in the city's culture and history that it was impossible not to fall in love. I learned many new things about...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Olivia W
unexpectedatlanta, Owner at Unexpected Atlanta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

It never ceases to amaze me how we can live in a place for long periods and still learn more about it's impact on the area and/or the country. Margaret lives to share her passion for Atlanta's history, food, and people with folks. Thank you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Margaret, our tour guide, was personable, interesting, prepared, and did a wonderful job of showing us and telling us about the life and times of Martin Luther King. Take the Walking Tour! You will not be disappointed!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Connie D
unexpectedatlanta, Owner at Unexpected Atlanta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Teaching folks about MLK, civil rights, and Atlanta's history is a passion for Margaret. It sounds like you had a great time and thank you for coming on my tour.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Margaret is a knowledgeable and entertaining tour guide. We learned a lot about the community that gave rise to the early leaders of the civil rights movement.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jennifer S
unexpectedatlanta, Owner at Unexpected Atlanta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for coming on my tour and experiencing the excitement and passion Margaret has in sharing all that Atlanta has done to shape America's history.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our tour of the area surrounding the MLK memorial and the neighborhood where MLK grew up. Joy was so knowledgeable, but also fun. We visited sites important to black history and learned personal details about MLK we might never have learned elsewhere. We...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Sithenthesege
unexpectedatlanta, Owner at Unexpected Atlanta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

You are having a civil rights road trip. How fun! I'm glad my tour could be such a powerful and fun part of learning on your trip. Joy certainly enjoys sharing her excitement and passion about Atlanta. Thank you for taking my tour and and...More

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