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“A moving experience”

National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel
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African American Heritage Self-Guided Tour With Transportation
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$48.00*
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African American History Tour of Memphis - Overview Tour
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$38.00*
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Ranked #1 of 160 things to do in Memphis
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed October 11, 2013

We didn't realise that this was the actual motel that Dr King was assassinated at but the museum covers this terrible event in great detail as well as the events leading up to it and those that occurred after. It covers the struggle of African-American people comprehensively as well as touching on the struggles of other disadvantaged people in the world. The museum is in the process of expanding its exhibits. Well worth a couple of hours to explore.

Thank Damsal
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Reviewed October 10, 2013

The NCRM is located across the street from where MLK was assassinated. Not only can a person pay their respects to him but you can cross the street and see the vantage point that he was shot from. They also have artifacts on display.

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Reviewed October 10, 2013

Been every time we go to Memphis it's the best museum we have ever been to. Half of it is currently under refurbishment (June 2013) but mite be finished now. However this museum is the best you will go to. It's a must if you visit Memphis.

Thank tycerbull
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Reviewed October 10, 2013

Sometimes hard to read about this stuff but was one of the best museums we have ever been to. Make sure you walk around the cnr to extra museum surviving sisters .
Reccomend this to everyone in memphis.

Thank Di P
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Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

Military can go in for free which is brill. I enjoyed this museum but it was not quite what I expected only in that it seemed to focus heavily on the assassination of Martin Luther king which was very interesting, however as an American history grad i was hoping there would be more info about the entire movement or early history of the movement. should be renamed MLK museum! Friendly staff.

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