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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.
Definitely a must see when you visit Memphis. You get to see US History with all the things you were taught in school firsthand. Got in at no charge when on MLK day. Of course, when our people... Read more
As someone who has visited, volunteered and worked at the NCRM, I highly recommend this museum to anyone looking to learn about the Civil Rights Movement, and gain insights that can empower us... Read more
The National Civil Rights Museum was established in 1991 and is located at the former Lorraine Motel, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. This is located across... Read more
National Civil Rights Museum
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