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Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site

Contact Info
450 Auburn Avenue, NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Basics
Type:
Monument-Building

Description

Just past noon on January 15, 1929, a son was born to the Reverend and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Sr., in an upstairs bedroom of 501 Auburn Avenue, in Atlanta, Georgia. It was in these surroundings of home, church (Ebenezer Baptist Church), and neighborhood (Sweet Auburn) that "M.L." experienced family and Christian love, segregation in the days of "Jim Crow" laws, diligence and tolerance.

Hours + Fees

Hours:

Winter Operation Hours (August 20, 2006 - June 9, 2007): 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily
Summer Operation Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Daily
CLOSED: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’‘s Day.

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

From Interstate 75/85 North or South
Take exit #248C - Freedom Parkway. Southbound travelers must merge over 4 lanes, in order to make the turn onto Boulevard. At the traffic light, turn right onto Boulevard NE, and make another immediate right turn at the next traffic light, onto John Wesley Dobbs Avenue. The visitor parking lot will be on the left.

From Interstate 20 East or West
Exit at Interstate 75/85 North and take exit #248C - Freedom Parkway. At the traffic light, turn right onto Boulevard NE, and make another immediate right turn, at the next traffic light, onto John Wesley Dobbs Avenue. The visitor parking lot will be on the left.

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