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Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, Atlanta, Georgia

 
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Distance from city center: 11.9mi
lizzy_a's pictureby lizzy_a History & Culture travel tip
added on the 28th of August, 2010
The site consists of several buildings that have played a large part in the childhood of Martin Luther King, and a museum chronicling the American Civil Rights Movement.

You can get a brief orientation at the visitor center, but the tour itself is self-guided. In order to visit Martin Luther King's birthplace, you need to sign up for a tour (only 15 people are allowed in at the same time), and you can do so at the Visitor Centre.

Another place of interest at the site is the Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, where Luther King was baptized, and where he was ordained as a minister. The site offers a very educational and informative experience, and you can find out a lot of interesting information about MLK and American during his lifetime.

Address:
Martin Luther King, Jr National Historic Site, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA

Price:
Free

Opening Hours:
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily

On the web:
http://www.nps.gov/malu/

 
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