National Civil Rights Museum

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The National Civil Rights Museum is a museums and historic building in Memphis, Tennessee, which traces the history of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the 17th century to the present. The museum is built around the former Lorraine Mote Photo 2

Location

450 Mulberry St.
Memphis TN 38103
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The NATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM, located at the historic Lorraine Motel where civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, gives a comprehensive overview of the American Civil Rights Movement from slavery to the present.

Since the Museum opened in 1991, millions of visitors from around the world have come, including more than 90,000 student visits annually. Serving as the new public square, the Museum is steadfast in its mission to chronicle the American civil rights movement, examine today's global civil and human rights issues, provoke thoughtful debate, and serve as a catalyst for positive social change.

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    • Guided Tours Available
    • Reservations Accepted
  • General Information
    • Accessible
    • Family-Friendly
  • Neighborhoods
    • Downtown
  • Parking
    • Free Parking
    • Parking Lot
    • Street Parking
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