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Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site

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450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1504
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Start at the visitor center and then work your way around the three main sites in this historic park: the home in which the leader of the Civil Rights movement in America was born, the church where he preached and the memorial site where he is buried. A major Atlanta attraction, the park draws some 500,000 visitors each year.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1504
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+1 404-331-5190
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is and always will be just a house. To make this anything else, is between you and your beliefs or needs. Interesting, but still just a house.

Thank PickyBaer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great piece of history that you must see when visiting Atlanta. Visit MLK's birth home, the fire station he used to hang out along with the church.

Thank CarySargent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved going to the location. Great piece of our history. A must go if you are in the area and are interested in learning more about Martin Luther King, Jr. Love it.

Thank johnnybaca02
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was nice to be in King's childhood home also his birthplace. The tour guide was some what rude considering it's ran by the national forestry department and she was a park ranger. Unfortunately the upstairs bedroom where King was born was closed during our...More

1  Thank Jokersmokes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really interesting place that gives you a great insight into the inspirational life of Dr King. Very good guides, and exhibition which really does bring home the struggles of the times. You'll want to take your time and that is why it is only...More

1  Thank Keri P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To understand what Atlanta is all about, I'd highly recommend going to the Martin Luther King Memorial. Original house of the leader has been preserved, and the guided tours are very helpful in understanding the movement and everything that followed. What adds to the experience...More

Thank Ritika181
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the walk from our Downtown hotel, to see where he lived to the age of twelve. The house has been renovated. A visit to the museum, is very interesting. Then a walk down to see his tomb. You really need half a day...More

Thank 2Tribe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the first stops on my daughters and my east coast road trip. It was great to see the house that MLK jr. originally grew up in and hear some of the stories that are preserved through the docents. Also, seeing the...More

Thank jhicki
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of our main reasons to visit Atlanta for the history and our first stop was to see the house. We didn't know that tickets go so fast in the morning for the tours for the day. We did get tickets for a...More

Thank HotelLove88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

awesome place for some sightseeing and educational and its Free. my family enjoyed it the historical scene was beautiful.

Thank shinestex
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Vaughn H
May 27, 2017|
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Response from Cocomaryland | Reviewed this property |
Two hours sounds about right. I concur with others, make sure to go to the church across the street.
May 2, 2017|
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December 23, 2016|
Response from Mandarinlady | Reviewed this property |
Check their website, closed for holidays & the childhood home is having repairs/restorations done again. Enjoy, it's a great experience, try to visit each location.