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National Civil Rights Museum

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About this place
The National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel, the assassination site of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., chronicles key episodes in the American civil rights movement and the legacy of this movement to inspire participation in civil and human rights efforts globally
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Andrea
Andrea
February 17, 2020
A Memphis Must-Do Experience!
Wilma
Wilma
March 3, 2020
The Lorraine Motel was the site of Martin Luther King Junior’s assassination, and though some might have had it demolished or allowed its tainted history to dictate its future, the city of Memphis has turned the motel into an incredible homage to the civil rights movement that King labored so…
Shane
Shane
July 31, 2019
An important part not of only Memphis history, but that of our nation, as well. Tragically, this is the site where Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated. It is now an esteemed educational and cultural institution. Plan to spend several hours up to half a day.
Anhtony
Anhtony
March 3, 2020
History Revisited at The National Civil Rights Museum - The national civil rights museum is situated inside the Lorraine motel. In 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on the balcony of this motel by James Earl Ray. The museum takes you through the inspiring and challenging journey of the…
Blake
Blake
March 3, 2020
Built on the site of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1968 assassination, the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel immerses visitors in the struggles involved in achieving civil rights from slavery through the 1960s movement and today. Experience first-hand accounts of events through…
Rachel
Rachel
February 25, 2020
Another Memphis must do. Closed on Tuesdays.
Allie
Allie
October 31, 2019
An incredible museum, with an interactive experience off learning all about the Civil Rights Movement. Located at The Lorraine Motel, where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated.

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Location
450 Mulberry Street
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone+1 901-521-9699
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 5:00 PM
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