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National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel

450 Mulberry St, Memphis, TN 38103-4214
+1 901-521-9699
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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.
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450 Mulberry St, Memphis, TN 38103-4214
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This is a fantastic museum, and an absolutely *must see* while you are in Memphis. It is wonderfully done.

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Reviewed yesterday

We made a special trip to Memphis just to visit this museum, and are expectations were exceeded. We (including three young children) spent almost an entire day here, reading and learning. The museum is well organized and incredibly moving. Staff are helpful, and the exhibits...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This visit was superb! We had car trouble in parking lot and one of the fantastic ticket agents took the time to assist us with calling a cab to help my husband while my kids and I toured museum. She went above and beyond! The...More

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If you visit Memphis you must visit the museum. It is a moving experience for all ages. It provides a glimpse into the Civil Rights Movement. It was a great experience for our teens.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was one of the last museums/historical sites on a 9 day civil rights tour as an adult leader with a church youth group. This is a very important stop and site to visit for anyone especially for learning more about the civil rights movement,...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

There was so much to see and so little time. This is not the place to go if you only have a couple of hours. I would suggest not even trying to take it all in in one trip. Truly a visit that made me...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a much see for all Americans. It walks you through the Civil Rights Movement. You get up close and personal where Dr. Martin Luther King died.

Thank Madelyn J
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Your education as an American is not complete until you experience this important museum. Visit, and be prepared to feel ashamed, sad, but yet hopeful that people continue to fight for the rights of all, despite so much opposition and racism. It's incredibly important to...More

Thank Robyn S
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I spent several hours here. It is definitely a must-see bucket list visit. Such an important place in true American History. We were here one week to the day after the terrorist display and murder at Charlottesville, VA, (I marked August 2017,...More

Thank chip317
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful experience. Largely attended. Much detail went into setting up this museum. It told our history from The capture of our ancestors in Africa through present day. All graciously woven into Dr. King and his struggle. Higly recommended attraction.

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R0nnie513
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Response from RastaMermaid | Reviewed this property |
Their apart of the international museum group. I thought my membership with the one in DC got discount but I didn’t.
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MauiGirl2009
24 May 2018|
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Response from kspearSalem_OR | Reviewed this property |
Two hours wasn't enough. Lots to see and read and absorb.
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pmblackwell
26 April 2018|
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Yes, you can pay at the door. Enjoy
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