The King Center
5 expert reviews
“The official memorial dedicated to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Exhibits illustrate his life and teachings; highlights include Freedom Hall and The Eternal Flame. ”
"Opened shortly after King died in 1968 by his widow Coretta Scott King, The King Center was established out of a commitment to keep King's ideas and legacy alive." Full review
Not For Tourists
"Preserves Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy through educational exhibits."
"Across the street from the Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site Visitor Center, the King Center presents a number of his pastoral robes, including those he was wearing when he was assassinated on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis." Full review
"In the courtyard in front of Freedom Hall, on a circular brick pad in the middle of the rectangular Meditation Pool, is Dr. King's white-marble tomb." Full review