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Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, Atlanta

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, Atlanta (must see)

This landmark contains multiple buildings that surround Dr. King's childhood home. They include the Ebenezer Baptist Church, King's grave and the famous Sweet Auburn district. You can also visit the "I Have a Dream" International World Peace Garden, King's boyhood home and the Visitors' Center that has a permanent exhibition on the American Civil Rights Movement. This is a true world heritage of human freedom that should be experienced by everybody.

Tip:
If you want to tour MLK's birth home, arrive early (9 a.m. / 11 a.m.) to get a ticket at the visitor center. The tours are limited to 15 people at a time and are about 40 minutes long.
You can spend money in the various gifts shops, but all of the historical displays and programming are free of charge.

Opening Hours:
Daily: 9am-5pm

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Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site on Map

Sight Name: Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site
Sight Location: Atlanta, USA
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery

Walking Tours in Atlanta, Georgia

Create Your Own Walk in Atlanta

Create Your Own Walk in Atlanta

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Top Religious Buildings

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
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Centennial Olympic Park

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
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Martin Luther King Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 Km or 0.6 Miles
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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
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