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The King Center: Tours & Tickets

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449 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1503
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This is one place to go to learn so much. We saw the Nobel Peace Prize and so much more. Very much in awe of the personal items of M. Gandhi whose example and philosophy affected the Non Violent movement of our own Civil Rights...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my husband spent our anniversary weekend in Atlanta one of the places we visited was the king center this place is one of a kind I think everyone young and old need to experience this place I was overwhelmed by the pictures and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Geraldine J
Reviewed 1 week ago

The King Center is part of a much larger area that's dedicated to Martin Luther King. This part included a handful of exhibits as well as a memorial in a beautiful area. As with all the exhibits in the area they showcase some of his...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed walking around the Center and visiting the burial site along with the Freedom Center. It was a beautiful memorial.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank CEWerther
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The King Center is just one part of an extensive Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park consisting of the center, King's birth home, a historic fire station, and a large informative visitor center. Nearby is the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church. It is well worth...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mary P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely center in a beautiful setting. See the movie and relive the days of the civil rights movement. No entrance fee. Sign up at the desk for the tour of his home as well.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Hillary S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Going through the centre it brings to life what I can only dimly remember from my teens in England. The civil rights movement as well as the Ghandi room.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank PHE22
Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

Hard to overstate the importance of this man. Oh how we need men and women like him today. A fitting memorial

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 73glennk
Reviewed September 4, 2019

I think every school should show the movie they have here every year to every student, even collage!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Brad R
Reviewed August 26, 2019

I didn't have enough time to adequately explore the center, but in the time I did have, you really get a feel for the struggle and a respect for the history behind the Civil Rights Movement. The fact that it's free is both welcome and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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January 21, 2019|
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Response from androsvt | Reviewed this property |
The Center itself is open. The childhood home and the Ebenezer Baptist Church are closed due to the shutdown. If you come to Atlanta I would also strongly recommend you visit the Center for Civil and Human Rights which... More
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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.