Address: 450 Mulberry St. Memphis, TN 38103 Phone: (901) 521-9699
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I-55 N downtown Memphis to Riverside Dr. Take Beale St. and go right on Beale to Main.


The National Civil Rights Museum displays exhibits from the Civil Rights Movement, dated 1619 to 2000, including the room in which Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. resided in April 1968. The Museum is located at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN, where on April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. The Museum educates the public on the Civil Rights Movement and its influence on human rights movements worldwide, through its exspansive collections, exhibits, research and educational programs, and includes Room 306, where Dr. King resided. The museum is one of only five U.S. accredited international sites of conscience, and has been featured in several televised segments, including CNN and the History Channel. Every generation will benefit from the exhibits and rich heritage provided by this museum. 

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City: Memphis, TN
Region: West Tennessee
Subregion: Memphis & Surrounding Areas

Admission Rates:
Adults $11, seniors (55+) $9, students w/college ID $9, children (4-17) $7.50, children under 3 free.

Senior Citizen Discount, AAA Discount, Group Discount, Military Discount, AARP Discount, Student Discount

Payment Types Accepted:
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Hours Open:
Open Year-round

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