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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 24 May 2016 via mobile

This memorial is truly very beautiful. And though the structure itself is admirable, the people here make the experience! So much passion among the visitors for such a legacy. Very moving, and elegantly done.

Thank Veratomlan
Reviewed 24 May 2016

This beautiful piece of real estate (within walking distance of the White House, Vietnam Wall, the WWII Memorial, the Lincoln Monument and Washington Monument) is truly awe-inspiring. The words of Dr. King and his incredible likeness, sit across the Tidal Basin from the Jefferson Memorial....More

Thank Chuck C
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial is a inspiring place to be at. The monument provides good solace and peace. It a suitable tribute to a person who has done so much for America. In fact this monument is a tribute to America and the resolute...More

Thank Rajesh P
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Great tribute... The setting is in front of the Tidal Basin, then you have the Washington Museum, Jefferson Memorial, Roosevelt Memorial and the water, very pretty.

1  Thank MrsGNZ
Reviewed 23 May 2016

The memorial sculptures of huge granite blocks are extremely impressive and the inscriptions on the inscription wall are quotes from various speeches given by Dr. King show his abiding faith that peace and love are stronger than war and hate. This is a must-see memorial.

Thank BearForceOne
Reviewed 23 May 2016

My wife and I made our first visit to the Martin Luther King Memorial on a recent trip to Washington. We got to the Memorial at dusk and the lights and shadows were very effective. There is a lot to absorb as you approach the...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I love going to this monument. I am so glad that it is in DC and a lot of people visit it. It is a must see when you go to the city so GO SEE IT!

Thank CQ W
Reviewed 23 May 2016

It is a Hop on Hop off stop on the BigBus tour. Being there, reading all of Dr. Kings wonderful quotes was a thought provoking experience.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

The quotations reminded me how eloquent MLK was, beyond his I Have a Dream speech. I got a great cherry blossom scarf at the gift shop. The monument was easy to get to on the Circulator bus.

Thank Debra90068
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Absolutely a must see in Washington. Surrounded by the reflecting pool & cherry blossoms this white granite sculpture is overwhelming not only by the shear size of it but also by the beauty. Along the walls of the display are hundreds of Martin Luther King's...More

Thank paul3776
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