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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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This extensive museum movingly presents the difficult and violently contested history of civil rights in the U.S. It is very hard to witness, but it is a first step towards the truth that we must recognize if we are ever going to escape the destructive...More
This museum was so full of the history of the Civil Rights movement. The Lorraine Hotel, where Martin Luther King was killed, is actually a part of the museum. The burned bus carrying the Freedom riders was part of the exhibits. There is so very...More
The National Civil Rights Museum is powerful, educational and a must visit in Memphis. We scheduled an hour for this museum and stayed for more than three. Excellent interactive and thoughtful displays take you through a chronological journey of the civil rights movement. You'll by...More
This is my third visit here and it’s still the best museum I’ve been to. It was such a dark time in our history. The exhibits are well spread out, the visuals brought me to tears when you see what happened in our hist. They...More
The artifacts and displays can be a bit disturbing for youngsters however they are an important part of history that we don’t want to repeat. It’s important to go and take it all in with an open heart. Very well done!
What an incredible depiction of civil rights history in our country. So sad and moving. You travel through out the halls following along through history. The museum is built around the Lorraine motel where you can walk into Martin Luther kings motel room. Across the...More