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National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel
Ranked #2 of 120 things to do in Memphis
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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 18 September 2018 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 to walk through. I throughly enjoyed it. I didn’t have enough time to visit the other side, but I will definitely go back soon. It was so educational.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

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 truly awesome experience.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 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

Date of experience: May 2018
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