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Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site

450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312 View Map

The Martin Luther King, Jr., National History Site includes Ebenezer Baptist Church and the King Center in downtown Atlanta. Within these facilities visitors can learn about Dr. King's life and his influence on others. The focal points of the beautifully landscaped plaza area are the International World Peace Rose Garden, which includes inspirational messages of peace.

Hours: WINTER (mid-August through mid-June) 9am - 5pm daily / Tour starts at 10am-5pm. SUMMER (mid-June through mid-August) 9am-6pm daily / Tour starts at 9:30am-5:30pm. CLOSED - New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. 

Admission: No admission fee but donations accepted. Advance reservations suggested. FREE parking.

TripAdvisor Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
4.5 stars on TripAdvisor Based on 3115 traveler reviews

Enjoyed it.

I enjoyed it, was just very crowded, a little confusing...because of the crowd, kind of hard to explore/read much. Read Full Review

Very nice

Once you figure out the parking situation, you're good to go. The center is well done with exhibits, videos, and museums. Plus you get to visit the church and his birth home. Read Full Review

Must See

This museum and MLK’s childhood home is a must see. Within minutes of downtown Atlanta. Self guided tour for most of it, but make sure you go to the visitor center and get same day only tickets to... Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

4.5 stars on Yelp Based on 215 traveler reviews

What an awesome and moving educational experience. It was hard to hold back tears at some points, especially in regards to the civil rights movement. One... Read Full Review

This entire area is a must see historical site when in Atlanta. The Best part is that visiting Dr. King's Birthplace, Center and Museum are all FREE! All... Read Full Review

We visited the MLK National Park on July 4, 2018. What a great place to visit. We arrived at 9:00am as they opened and got tickets for the boyhood home.... Read Full Review

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