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

His quotes are the best part for me......many of his most important statements that many people, I am sure, were unaware of or had forgotten. It is a must-see, and for thoughtful people, it will be very inspiring.

Thank dshamsiddeen
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The MLK Jr. Memorial was powerful and inspiring. His quotes along the wall are awesome and really are wisdom. The entire message of the Memorial is cool with the mountain cutout. I would definitely visit again as this Memorial is a beacon for change!

Thank Garrett H
Reviewed yesterday

This was truly a wonderful place to be with members of your family. Our Family Reunion was kicked off by going to Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. Words cannot explain it. All must visit when in DC.

Thank adoral955
Reviewed 2 days ago

This memorial is near the Roosevelt memorial and has a massive stone statue of MLK in the middle along with famous sayings through the memorial. This site does have restroom and is stroller assailable.

Thank DRLaskeyTrips
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Simple monument magnificent sculpture. Inspiring works and speeches. Great memorial to a great man. Beautiful location near Lincoln memorial

Thank Traveller O
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was a bit disappointed in this Memorial. It's a must see. Just a short walk from FDR. Just felt they could've, should've done a little more.

Thank KJB51862
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was an impressive statue and a very quiet place for reflection. I visited near sunset so enjoyed the play of colors off the Tidal Pool, which is right in front of the statue. This exhibit was limited with quotes on the walls leading up...More

Thank MsCJSeattle
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This memorial was wonderful to go to. What an inspiration this man is to today's society. Definitely stop here!

Thank Aaren T
Reviewed 3 days ago

While the actual features on the status of Martin Luther King bring mixed views, there is no question that this is a powerful memorial as one reads each and everyone of the quotes from MLK. A must see.

Thank KEITH10
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great quotes from a brave man....not to be missed. My favorite: "I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits".

Thank Leslie T
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