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The King Center

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449 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1503
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I was attending a conference and decided during some down time to catch a Uber over the King Center. I'm so glad that I did! Just being in the presence of history was difficult to experience. For years, I had seen the news reels, studied...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I never had goos bumps in a musuem, is so incerdible, the feelings and emotions you have in this museum, difficult to explain, but definitely recommended, please take your time 3 - 4 hours minimum to learn a lot.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend visiting this center, the King birth home, as well as Ebenezer Baptist church. What a humbling, heart heavy experience to not only learn more about his life, legacy and family. But also walk in his footsteps. Please take time to check this...More

1  Thank Tamyra W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's fine if you want to know his story. We strongly recommend NOT walking from Downtown to here, it's only 20 minutes walking, but the number of weird, homeless and drug-addicted people and people asking you for money along the way is amazing. Grab an...More

2  Thank dianabarcelona
Reviewed 16 September 2018

MLKs birthplace, AME chapel and the King Center are all close together. We spend about 2 1/2 hours walking aroundall 3. You could spend more time.

2  Thank MrsBighamNite
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I loved learning all the history of Martin Luther King and the the Civil Rights Movement. I enjoyed seeing all the pictures also.

1  Thank Dawn P
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a must see for friends & family visiting and I never fail to be impacted no matter how many times I visit.

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is a amazing experience, beautifully done. A deeply moving and inspiring memorial to Martin Luther King. A must see site in Atlanta.

1  Thank androsvt
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Thankful that someone had the foresight to preserve the history and legacy of Dr. King and his family. A humbling place to see and experience.

Thank Terrance M
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The whole are with the King Center, the Fire fighting station, his house, his burial - everything was worth to have a visit. He was a great leader and these places gives the history of how he has become so...Everything here are free - no...More

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Elisabeth K
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Response from nara78 | Reviewed this property |
When I was there last, there was no charge, but a donation was requested. Well worth the visit either way.