Martin Luther King Park Visitor Center, Atlanta

Martin Luther King Park Visitor Center, Atlanta

The National Park Service Visitor Center provides a complete orientation to area attractions (such as Martin Luther King's boyhood home and the Ebenezer Baptist Church, where King's father and grandfather were ministers and King served as a co-pastor) and features a multimedia exhibit titled "Courage to Lead", which follows the parallel paths of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement. Visitors can also walk down a stylized "Freedom Road" or see what's new in the D.R.E.A.M Gallery, home of special exhibits that change from time to time. The "Children of Courage" exhibit, geared towards children and youth, tells the story of the children of the Civil Rights Movement with a challenge to the youth of today. Video programs are presented on a continuing basis and there is a staffed information desk.

Tip:
Arrive early to get tickets for your free tour of Dr. King's Birth Home before the limited number is distributed.

Opening Hours:
Daily: 9am–5pm

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Sight Name: Martin Luther King Park Visitor Center
Sight Location: Atlanta, USA (See walking tours in Atlanta)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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