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National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel

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At the place of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'S death in 1968 in Memphis, TN, the National Civil Rights Museum is a renowned educational and cultural institution. The Museum chronicles the American Civil Rights Movement with compelling presentations...more
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450 Mulberry St, Memphis, TN 38103-4214
+1 901-521-9699
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent, my first time going to the Lorraine Hotel. A place where everyone should should go to see if you never been before. Had a lot of exhibits to see and well put together. Everything was nice and clean and well put together. The staff...More

Thank Annette J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An excellent presentation. Informative, historical, well presented and a challenging reminder about our attitudes towards people of different racial and ethnic backgrounds.

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Some of the exhibits are breath-taking others make you cry, but they are all very well put together. I love history and This museum is one you must see and take your children and grands!

Thank MinisterGee
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Moving, Comprehensive and educational museum on the site of Martin Luther King, Jr’s assassination. We must learn from our history.

Thank clm-OKC
Reviewed 3 days ago

Strange to review such place as an "attraction". It is definately a place that everybody should visit. We spent over 3 hours there learning about the civil rights movement, from the beginning of slavery to the current day. I've had tears in my eyes quite...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

As most people know, the Lorraine Motel was the place where James Earl Ray assassinated Dr. Martin Luther King on April 4, 1968, while he was standing on the balcony of the hotel. It was very moving to be standing in the place where that...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I absolutely love museums. It is one of the first things I look for when visiting a new place. When I saw this museums was here, it was the first thing I did after checking in. The museum was amazing. It took about 2-3 hours...More

Thank StowYourLuggage
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the highlights of Memphis, what an amazing job this museum does to let us see how peopel treated people and how brave the civil rights guys of thoe days really were to stand up to and beat the system

Thank KennyMonaghan
Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum should be a definite part of your visit. The museum is well laid out and charts civil rights from slave trade onwards with a focus on Martin Luther King. I spent a couple of hours here and found it very thought provoking. A...More

Thank RH53ARH
Reviewed 5 days ago

The history is amazing and moving. The 12 minute video was eye opening. The extended memorabilia with all the hands on visual art work and pictures...amazing.

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Response from Ariana P | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! (Sorry I’m so late to respond)
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Response from RastaMermaid | Reviewed this property |
Their apart of the international museum group. I thought my membership with the one in DC got discount but I didn’t.
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Response from kspearSalem_OR | Reviewed this property |
Two hours wasn't enough. Lots to see and read and absorb.