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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

1850 West Basin Drive SW, Near West Basin Drive SW & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
+1 202-426-6841
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  • Average5%
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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 yesterday

We visited on the day before Martin Luther King Day. It was so cold we could not stay out of the car long. This monument is huge. I think most people will miss that the statue actually is being pushed out between the two huge...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 3 days ago

I love the symbolism of this memorial with the statue of Martin Luther King appearing to be carved from a mountain of stone. "Out of the Mountain of Despair, a Stone of Hope..." The quotes that surround the monument area are poignant and still as...More

Thank sjhokie
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well deserved monument for an inspiring man. His words are marked in stone, where they deserve to be for eternity.

Thank Emily Gramos G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great monument and worth spending some time reading the quotes on the wall. Location also good to other landmarks so do go by.

Thank JokkeNu
Reviewed 5 days ago

We found this memorial to be very impressive. Reading some of the quotes of Martin Luther King was great and they are inspirational. On the day we visited, a member of the armed forces was re-committing to a further 4 years of service with the...More

Thank tranzactnow
Reviewed 6 days ago

Walked from the Lincoln Memorial with young children on a freezing cold day, and worth every bit of effort! Our 4 and 7 year olds were more than able to walk the reasonable distance. The stark contrast to other memorials impressed the adults, and the...More

Thank tennisaceWayne_PA
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The memorial is very simple and straightforward but quite meaningful. Not only did Dr. Martín Luther King, Jr’s works benefit African Americans but remove a vile system that impacted all Americans. It was one thought I had while viewing the monument. Side note - we...More

Thank cstocker
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely loved walking around this small yet profound monument to the hero that was MLK. A must visit for tourists with great views.

Thank salty82
Reviewed 1 week ago

everyone can read the words that was spoke from him was great and stature look so real that you can imagine him speaking it

Thank wilson9909
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first time seeing the MLK jr memorial and it was a nice tribute to him. There were some quotes on the surrounding walls that I didn’t recognize before that, but were eloquent and nice to see. Closely located to the river and...More

Thank Allison W
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