March 07, 2017
Birth Home Temporary Closure
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site will temporarily close the childhood home of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. beginning March 8, 2017. The home is expected to reopen March 27, 2017, pending the outcome of a comprehensive condition assessment of the site’s structure, envelope and building systems. Tours of the Birth Home will be suspended during this time.
January 10, 2017
Birth Home Reopens Its First Floor
The National Park Service has repaired the first floor of the home and it will re-open to the visiting public on the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday, January 16, 2017.
December 01, 2016
Birth Home Partial Re-opening
The National Park Service has subsequently completed a repair plan and anticipates re-opening the first floor of the home in time for the annual events surrounding the January 16, 2017, federal holiday designated to celebrate the life and legacy of the late Civil Rights leader.