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“Amazing History”

National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel
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US$38.00*
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Memphis Heritage Attraction Pass
Ranked #2 of 117 things to do in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 of iconic exhibits, oral histories of lesser-known civil rights foot soldiers, and visceral, in-the-moment experiences. Visitors will learn through emotionally charged, multi-user, multi-touch interactives, and a visually engaging, contemporary exhibit design that guides you through five centuries of history. Bring the whole family.
Reviewed 4 weeks 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.

Thank Mimi9818
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I expected this to be the least interesting part of our trip but I was wrong. There was so much information to take in and it is so well presented. I think everyone had a good time

Thank Duane W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited last Jan, but would love to go back. It was very well done- interactive and gives an extensive history of the Civil Rights movement. I had been to the Civil Rights museum in Montgomery, AL and thought it was well done. This one blows it away! It is on par with a Smithsonian Museum or the WWII Museum in New Orleans. Don't miss it! Allow at least two-three hours to tour.

Thank cezek
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an incredible museum not to be missed while visiting Memphis. My friend and I spent 4 hours inside. There is a lot to read and see and you cannot help but be on an emotional journey while inside the museum. It is so well laid out with facts of the negro culture and the discrimination that they have faced throughout history. It surrounds the Lorraine Hotel where Dr. Martin Luther King was shot.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is set up so well you do not realize you are walking into the motel where the shots were fired until you are at the room. There is so much history here from the beginning of slave trade til current day. It is a definate must see

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