National Civil Rights Museum, Lorraine Hotel
National Civil Rights Museum, Lorraine hotel
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National Civil Rights Museum, Lorraine Hotel
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National Civil Rights Museum

450 Mulberry Street Memphis, TN 38103 | 1-800-987-9852  
National Civil Rights Museum

More than 35 years after the assassination of Dr Martin Luther King Jr, this historic landmark in Memphis has turned itself into a tribute to the earth-changing Civil Rights Movement.

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Detail Most guests spend approximately 3-4 hours at the museum.
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Jul 31 Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Aug 1 Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Aug 2 Sunday
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Aug 3 Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Aug 5 Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Aug 6 Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Aug 7 Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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On April 4, 1968 all eyes in the world turned to a small hotel in Memphis, TN. On a balcony of the Lorraine Hotel, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Today, this landmark has become a tribute to the Civil Rights Movement in the United States and has ensured that at least part of Dr. King's dream would come true. From 1987 to 1991, the hotel and the four acres on which it is located underwent a radical transformation, becoming the National Civil Rights Museum.

Exhibits featured inside the museum and its expansion cover events from 1619 to the present day and include Little Rock, Montgomery Bus Boycott, The March on Washington, Booker T. Washington, The Assassination of Dr. King and much more. The voices and faces responsible for many of the most significant events in the Civil Rights Movement come to life here and tell an enthralling story of decades of struggle for equality and fairness.

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My vacation experience was more than i could have imagine. We did the evis tour, national civil rights museum, beale street (they have a block party every friday and saturday) mani and pedi and then on our way home we did the casino in tunica......Excellent excellent excellent vacation
-- Atonna Johnson - Tulsa, OK
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An amazing place every american should go
-- Deborah Wess - Oak Park, IL
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Enjoyed. Very nice history lesson. Learned a lot of interesting facts. A little overwhelmed trying to read everything.
-- Andrew Simmons - Milledgeville, GA
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