The King Center
The King Center
4.5
Points of Interest & Landmarks
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
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Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Patt H
Grayslake, IL80 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
What an amazing place to visit! Dr. King’s story was told through pictures, videos, and artifacts. I also appreciated how Coretta’s contributions were celebrated, and I learned so much about her and what she did both before and after marrying him. Then to see where they are interred: such a solemn and beautiful setting.
Written April 10, 2024
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Samuel B
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
Every time I have been there I learn more and more about Dr king and his struggle and how he became who he was
Written January 7, 2024
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Hilary
Chicago, IL680 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Friends
Following services at Ebenezer Baptist Church, we headed across the street to see the King memorials and tour a little bit of the historic Auburn neighborhood. All of the sites were closed on Sunday, but it was still worthwhile to see this important landmark in our civil rights journey.
Written July 7, 2023
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ReoPanco
Wisconsin39 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
Thought provoking, melencoly, happy, sad, enlightening, and cannot be missed. Go here. It's awe inspiring.
Written May 15, 2023
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Geoff H
Sissinghurst, UK16,274 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Like the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park on the opposite side of the road, this is another "should not be missed" site in Atlanta. As well as the history of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr, there is also information about Rosa Parks and the Civil Rights Movement. The highlights of any visit, though, have to be the 'Eternal Flame' and the graves of Dr King and His wife, Coretta Scott King; a privilege to see.
Written December 9, 2022
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Ade A
Cheadle Hulme, UK148 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Couples
Truly immersive experience into the civil rights era. Learnt a few facts. I have always loved history and being here, standing in this place was quite emotional.
Written November 9, 2022
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FlyAtNight
Brooklin, Canada3,519 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
During a visit to the King Center, one can see the birth home of Dr. King, Ebenezer Baptist Church where he preached, the crypt where Dr. and Mrs. King are buried, and the eternal flame. This visit was a fitting end to my civil rights movement trip through Birmingham, Selma, Montgomery and Atlanta.
Written October 28, 2022
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Jenna P
13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
Very clean, and goosebumps immediately. The eternal flame, rose garden, and memorial were incredible. This is another stop on the city night lights tour with Omar
Written September 14, 2022
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TheTravelistas
New Jersey192 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
Free and open to the public. Not to be missed. Park and walk to his birth home. Ebenezer Baptist church is just next door . All within the same area.
Written August 10, 2022
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Bee B
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
Awesome. Well put together. Lots of opportunities to take photos. My sisters and I enjoyed reflecting on the past.
Written August 10, 2022
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