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“At the assassination site of Martin Luther King”
The National Civil Rights Museum, located at the Lorraine Motel, the assassination site of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., chronicles key episodes of the American civil rights movement and the legacy of this movement to inspire participation in civil and human rights efforts globally, through our collections, exhibitions, and educational programs. Dedicated on September 28, 1991, the Museum exists to assist the public in understanding the lessons of the Civil Rights Movement and its impact and influence on human rights movements worldwide, through its collections, exhibitions, research and educational programs. It chronicles the civil rights movement from 1619 to 2000 with historical exhibits, including Room 306, the hotel room where Dr. King stayed in April of 1968.
When in Memphis, visiting the National Civil Rights Museum should be required. If you came as a child it's a must you come back as an adult because a lot has changed apparently. It's now more than... Read more
what an incredibly educational, emotional and overall, great musuem. first off, i prebooked my entry time of 515, but showed up at 4:30 and i am glad i did. i spent 1.5 hours here, and still feel... Read more
This Museum really helps you put things into perspective. Whether it's reflecting on Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy, when city schools integrated, the middle passage, sit-ins to protest unfair... Read more
National Civil Rights Museum
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