A Great Leader is Born
A young boy grows up in a time of segregation…A dreamer is moved by destiny into leadership of the modern civil rights movement…This was Martin Luther King, Jr. Come hear his story, visit the home of his birth, and where he played as a child. Walk in his footsteps, and hear his voice in the church where he moved hearts and minds. Marvel at how he was an instrument for social change.
Birth Home – A Child is Born
On January 15, 1929, a son was born to the Reverend and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Sr. in an upstairs bedroom on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia.Read More
Ebenezer Baptist Church
Listen to the sermons of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that stirred the conscience of a nation in the restored 1960s sanctuary.Read More
Free at Last
Meditate on Dr. and Mrs. King’s lives as you visit their tomb, which rests on a brick island in the Reflecting Pool.Read More
The BEHOLD Monument commemorates the historic principles that guided the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Read More
The Visitor Center
This is the place to stop for a brief orientation to the historic site.Read More
I Have A Dream" World Peace Rose Garden
The Atlanta garden is one of five major World Peace Rose Gardens established around the world by International World Peace Rose Gardens.Read More
Did You Know?
August 28, 1963. The largest protest demonstration in U.S. history occurred at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., where 250,000 blacks and whites gathered to lobby for passage of sweeping civil rights measures by Congress. Dr. King thrilled the crowd with his "I Have A Dream" oration.