Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Washington DC

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
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Neighbourhood: National Mall
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Heather H
Hickory, NC72 contributions
First Time for this Monument!
Jul 2021
My family really enjoyed this monument - this was not completed the last time we visited DC. Only complaint I have is parking close enough. All parking spaces said a permit was required - very frustrating.
Written 20 July 2021
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caitlin w
Florence, AL5 contributions
Historic Place!
Jul 2021
This was my second or third time coming here! The memorial in itself is beautiful, but the quotes about it are even beautiful! Nice place for a picture and to take in some history!
Written 14 July 2021
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Suzanne R
Omaha, NE141 contributions
Dr King
Jul 2021
This is a beautiful memorial, so inspiring! The quotes surrounding the memorial really remind you of who we should aspire to be. Make the time and go see it.
Written 9 July 2021
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TravelrKB
Colorado322 contributions
Amazing memorial
Jun 2021
There are lots of sayings carved into the walls at the memorial. I enjoyed reading them. The views from this area were amazing at night as well.
Written 5 July 2021
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Becca121A
Hilo, HI4 contributions
A beautiful Tribute
Jun 2021
We felt honored to be there on the first official Juneteenth. It is a beautiful tribute to a great man
Written 22 June 2021
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KatWat39
Canton, GA463 contributions
Nice MLK Memorial
Jun 2021
Nice monument for Martin Luther King, Jr. Plan a few minutes to read the quotes and take it all in. Unfortunately, it was raining when we were there, so we rushed through several of the memorials in this area. I wish I had gone a different time where I could have enjoyed it more.
Written 20 June 2021
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egerena
Boston, MA91 contributions
Better at night
Jun 2021
I recommend visiting the MLK Jr. memorial and other monuments during the night. Fewer tourists and memorials look amazing!
Written 7 June 2021
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Jktchorne
Fort Smith, AR982 contributions
Big and Bold
May 2021 • Family
Big, bold and impressive just like how I believe he would have been during his time. Like most the statutes and memorials in Dc it did not disappoint.
Written 2 June 2021
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David L
12 contributions
Awful
May 2021 • Family
Visited the monument this morning at 10:00am. Monument is wonderful. The quotes, the sculpture, the design, all perfect. However, I took my three year old daughter to visit the monument today. I was told I had to leave due to my daughter (who has been diagnosed as autistic) walking on the side border stone. The park ranger told me we were being disrespectful due to this being 'a memorial'. I totally understand, but we weren't even making a sound, and there was only me, my wife, my daughter, and the park ranger present. We left. I can only imagine what MLK would have thought of the young park rangers attitude...
Written 20 May 2021
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Rita S
12 contributions
There was more than "A Dream"
Apr 2021
There is Martin Luther King Jr breaking out of the mountains to bring freedom and Civil Rights. He was such a visionary, way before his time. His insight into the "Human Mind" is astonishing. The walls surrounding him are filled with many quotes that I was unaware of. I am so pleased that I was able to learn more about this great man.
Written 30 April 2021
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