• Martin Luther King, Jr. Statue

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

    National Memorial District of Columbia

Plan Your Visit

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is part of National Mall and Memorial Parks. The memorial is located at the intersection of Independence Ave and West Basin Drive SW in Washington, D.C. Parking is extremely limited near the memorial. The nearest metro stop is Smithsonian.

Directions - How do I get to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial?

Operating Hours - The memorial is open 24/7.

Fees & Reservations - There is no fee to visit the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.

Things to Do

Things to Know Before You Come

Did You Know?

Mountain of Dispair

The detachment of the Stone of Hope from the Mountain of Despair reflects not only victory borne from disappointment, but allows the visitor a clear view of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial which reflects the principles of freedom and liberty which gave birth to the nation.