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Tips for Lorraine Motel
Be sure to check out the National Civil Rights Museum!
- The Grio
Take a moment to absorb this historical landmark. It is exactly as it was back in the day when Dr. MLK Jr. Was shot. The Civil Rights Museum is across the street.
- Lizzy Lapp
The National Civil Rights Museum includes the Lorraine Motel, where King's room is exactly as he left it before stepping out on the balcony to his death.
- USA TODAY
Get there early and plan to spend a few hours. This is not something you want to rush through. You could easily spend three hours or more here. So worth the time.
- Amanda Whetstone
Never know who U run into here!
- Shawn Lewis
Just visit and always Remember!
- PJ Steele
Great way to put your kids in touch with history!
- Brandie Creswell
A timeline that shows how King and Earl's lives came together at the Lorraine along with the hunt for James Earl Ray. Puts the Lorraine in the context of the times.
- Sean Cleary
Unbelievably moving. Historic and important landmark.
- Sara 🌈⚔🍾
The history that it holds & shares about the last moments of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Reashun Gladney
The site of Dr Martin Luther King's assassination in 1968, and adjacent to the National Civil Rights Museum.
- B Nash
A good opportunity to learn more about Dr. MLKjr and black american history as well.
- Paula Freire
Worth stopping by even if the museum is closed. There are educational video installations outside.
- Yaeka Katsuta
Walk around the side to see the room where MLK Jr. was shot. Visit the Civil Rights Museum while you're there!
- Michelle L
Where dr. Martin luther king jr. Was shot and killed by james earl ray
- Ryan Massey
The motel has been preserved and is a part of the National Civil Rights Museum.
- Divya Mulanjur
Really it is something to see that veryheart breaking
- Crystal Purifoy