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The King Center, Atlanta

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Established in 1968 by Coretta Scott King, The King Center is the official, living memorial dedicated to the advancement of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader of America’s greatest nonviolent movement for justice, equality and peace.
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  • A complete collection of all thing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ph.D. This Center is part of the National Parks system. The King Center houses the remains of Martin and his wife Coretta along with relat...  more »
  • Enjoyed the time spent here. There are small displays featuring Dr. and Mrs. King, Mahatma Gandhi and Rosa Parks. A good complement to the museum and other sites in the area.  more »
  • I waited many years to see this memorial site. It lived up to my expectations. Seeing his gave broke my heart in many ways. There is a peace here and a kind spirit to match. Please respect the area an...  more »
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  • Breathtaking! I went on the anniversary of Mrs. Coretta Scott King birthday. Her daughter Bernice was there, and they celebrated her birthday with song, beautiful dance and a variety of art expressions. Lively conversations, a variety of individuals from all walks of life. We had a very good time.
  • The King Center is not the average museum. It's unique aura draws thousands of people in every year for a reason. My experience visiting the center was awesome! The exhibits, pictures, displays and everything in it relating to the movement is too much for words. One thing that stood out to me was the significance of peaceful protesters Dr. King and Gandhi. Overall it's so glorious! You go there, fill yourself up history and knowledge, then leave amazed and speechless. Visit the Kings Center, don't miss this opportunity of a lifetime!
  • Greetings All! The King Center for non-violent and social change remains a beacon of light in a dark world. A comprehensive archive which chronicles the stories of our struggles in America is one of the many offerings of the King Center. I was honored to work with Mrs. Coretta Scott King during my college days in the early 90's and found her to be an invaluable resource, intelligent and an anthropologist of all things pertaining to struggle and overcoming in the 21rst century. ASE! All Power to our People.
  • Very interesting but was a little sad that we couldn't go in the house because of house repairs
  • Revisited in 2013 following an earlier visit in 1998! Found a great change to the area! It is greatly improved! Originally just MLK tomb now together with his wife! A wonderful exhibition shows the work undertaken and still in progress following MLK's ethos! A must to visit!