National Civil Rights Museum
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The National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel, the assassination site of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., chronicles key episodes in the American civil rights movement and the legacy of this movement to inspire participation in civil and human rights efforts globally
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Museum at the site of the Lorraine Motel where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed in 1968. Museum traces the Civil Rights Movement. You can see the balcony where Dr. King was shot and the room where James Earl Ray fired the shot.
An important part not of only Memphis history, but that of our nation, as well. Tragically, this is the site where Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated. It is now an esteemed educational and cultural institution. Plan to spend several hours up to half a day.
As a branch of the Smithsonian, this is a world-class museum on civil rights. It’s built around the former Loraine Hotel, the location where Dr. Martin Luther King was killed.
An incredible museum, with an interactive experience off learning all about the Civil Rights Movement. Located at The Lorraine Motel, where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated.
Built on the site of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1968 assassination, the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel immerses visitors in the struggles involved in achieving civil rights from slavery through the 1960s movement and today. Experience first-hand accounts of events through…
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