Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park
Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park
Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park

Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park Tours and Tickets

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The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park commemorates the life, work, and legacy of the Civil Rights Movement leader. The center—which takes up several blocks in Sweet Auburn, the center of black Atlanta—includes King’s birth home and the Ebenezer Baptist Church, where both King’s father and grandfather served as ministers.

  • 450 Auburn Ave. NE, Old Fourth Ward, Atlanta, Georgia, 30312

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lloydgh, Nov 2023
MLK History and Surrounding Neighborhood
History of the area in addition to MLK. Our tour guide, Ariel, was extremely knowledgeable, passionate and energetic.
Berney_D, Nov 2023
Enlightening
My tour guide Zoe really painted a picture of the civil rights movement and the life of MLK, his mission and legacy. It was a sight to see!
Simon_F, Nov 2023
Great Informative Guided Tour
Zoe was an informative and knowledgeable guide. Excellent experience detailing life on Sweet Auburn - the center of Atlanta’s Black community and hub of the Civil Rights movement during MLK’s life.
Elizabeth_P, Oct 2023
Life and times of Sweet Auburn
A great insight into the life and times of Sweet Auburn St, during Martin Luther King jr’s early years. How the area changed and overview of the local area. An excellent guide
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Q:Where is the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Park?
A:The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Park is in Atlanta's Sweet Auburn neighborhood. The neighborhood is home to important parts of Dr. King’s life, including the house where he was born and the church where he preached. His wife, Coretta Scott King, founded the King Center after his death.
Q:Where is Martin Luther King Jr.'s grave?
A:The grave of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is located within the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Fountain behind the King Center in Atlanta. He is buried in the tomb with his wife Coretta Scott King. He was originally buried at South-View Cemetery. His remains were relocated in 1970.
Q:How much does it cost to go to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park?
A:It is free to visit the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park complex, including the visitor center, King Center, Ebenezer Baptist Church, and Freedom Hall. Admission is free to the national historical park as are the ranger-led tours at his birth home and parking.
Q:What can you see if you visit the King Center in Atlanta?
A:At Atlanta's King Center, you'll see several landmarks associated with Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his work. Pay respects at the crypt for Dr. and Mrs. King, contemplate his message at the Eternal Flame, and see exhibits on the couple and other civil rights activists at Freedom Hall.
Q:Is visiting the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park worth it?
A:Yes, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park is worth visiting if you’re at all interested in Dr. King and the American civil rights movement. At the historical park, you can learn more about this civil rights leader, his life, and his work, plus hear his sermons and speeches.
Q:Do you need reservations for the tour of the Birth Home of Martin Luther King Jr.?
A:Yes, you need to make a reservation on the day of your visit to secure a spot on the ranger-led tour of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birth home. It must be done in person. Register as early as possible as spots are limited.