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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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The highlight - where I really got the most goosebumps - was outside, staring at the exact spot of the motel where MLK was assassinated. That's free, and available to anyone. The paid part of the museum involved a lot of pictures and artifacts, and...More
I can remember when Dr. King was shot and visiting the site where it happened was powerful. It has remained unchanged and they have created a National Civil Rights Museum at The Lorraine Motel, which I very fitting. I experienced a mixture of emotions, but...More
I liked this museum better than the one in Atlanta. It is located in the hotel where MLK was murdered. His room is marked my a crown of flowers and some historici cars are parked underneath.
It covers the battles for equality since the deportation...More
Contained at the actual hotel where Martin Luther King Jr was shot, this museum contains a history of blacks, from being kidnapped from Africa and sold in America into slavery to the Civil Rights Movement in the 60's. It is the most depressing Museum I...More
Amazing museum that should be included in any trip to Memphis. Really thought provoking and shocking to know that these atrocious acts happened in (almost) my lifetime.
Needs to be heard about to learn for future generations.
Coming from the U.K. we did not know how relevant this museum would be. It is set in and around the motel where MLK was assassinated and the amount of information, including a timeline of his life, was huge. The actual motel rooms had been...More