Due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions, the park and all its facilities will open at 10:00am today, February 14, 2014.
Fees & Reservations
Admission and parking are FREE.
No special arrangements are needed since most of the park is self-guided. However, you will need to register to tour the Birth Home of Dr. King. Reservations for touring the Birth Home are handled on a first-come first-serve basis the day of your tour, in person. No advance reservations can be made.
There are only 15 persons permitted on a tour. Tours fill up quickly, so arrive early in the day. Groups can reserve up to three spaces (45 persons) the day of their tour.
Obtain your free Birth Home tickets at the information desk located inside Freedom Hall at The King Center.
Education programs are available upon request. Please contact the Education Coordinator for more information.
Did You Know?
Mama King (Alberta) was playing the organ in 1974 when a young Black man named Marcus Wayne Chennault stood up and opened fire. He killed Mama King and a Deacon and wounded two other Deacons. He was sentenced to life in prison and died in 1988. No reason was ever given for why he killed Mrs. King.