To gain the most of your visit we have some suggestions to enrich your visit according to the amount of time you have allotted. Please be mindful that your park experience is self-guided, with the exception of the Birth Home tour, which is led by a Park Ranger. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask a Park Ranger. Enjoy your visit and we look forward to having you as our guests.
Express Visit (30 Minutes)
Orientation to park (See Park Ranger at Information)
The King Center (Freedom Hall)
Visit the crypt of Dr. and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr.
See the exterior of Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church (circa 1922)
Birth Home Block
Briskly stroll the residential block to see the exterior of Dr. King’s Birth Home
Before you leave….
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame & the Gandhi Statue
View the granite etched foot prints of civil rights icons along the Promenade and the statue of Mahatma Gandhi
Typical Visit 1.5 – 2 Hours
Browse permanent exhibition entitled “Courage to Lead” and the interactive children’s exhibition entitled “Children of Courage”
View park films offered throughout the day in the Theatre:
“New Time, New Voice” – (28 minutes) “Children of Courage” – (15 minutes)
Browse temporary exhibition in D.R.E.A.M. Gallery
Take Birth Home Tour (if open)
Take Ranger Guided Tour - 30 minutes
Pause and enjoy International World Peace Rose Garden, reflection fountain, and the Behold Monument