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1850 West Basin Drive SW, Near West Basin Drive SW & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This monument was larger than life. We went at night in the pouring rain & we still stood there just observing & thinking.

Thank R8390WSlindae
Reviewed 2 days ago

We parked by this and this was the first memorial we saw - it just leads you up for such a wonderful experience of culture and information.

Thank BRBE001
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a very moving tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., the sculpture is an awesome sight, as he looks out over the Washington Tidal Basin. The engraved quotes cut into the walls around the monument are equally moving.

Thank 577lawrencef
Reviewed 3 days ago

Martha Luther King Jr was a great man that rose to the occasions at a very difficult time. He spoke of peace when others spoke of the power of the gun. This monument was long overdue. It is well done, and very powerful. As a...More

Thank Michael_Corey77
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited Martin Luther Memorial alone. There was a marathon on so I had 30 minutes to myself. It’s so nice.

Thank tojulianna
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love it! All the quotes were amazing! And having it next to the river gave it a sense of calm and peace. Just beautiful!

Thank MsNifa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This memorial is something Martin would be proud of himself. It’s by a small riverbank and along a lit wall, you have his various quotes embossed. Then you have a tremendously huge statue of him which makes great for a memorable selfie. Definitely worth checking...More

Thank RealDS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this memorial is breathtaking. How he is placed to look over the water is so beautiful! The quotes are inspirational. I highly recommend everyone visit!

Thank delgadot
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful, inspiring, and aesthetically pleasing memorial. It caught our eye from across the Tidal Basin as we left the Jefferson and we were pleased to discover its identity as we walked around. The kids were pretty tired by the time we got...More

Thank Kathleen M. B
Reviewed 1 week ago

A stunning memorial to this man. Sculptures here just have to be seen to be appreciated. Some people who visit need to stop and take time to understand who this memorial honours and what his sacrifices were for civil rights. Why take selfies? Security needed...More

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