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Martin Luther King, JR. Memorial in Washington
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
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1964 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC, 20024 202 426-6841

MLK Memorial: Self-Guided Tours, Inspiring Entryway & Powerful Quotes

Located in West Potomac Park, set purposefully in the sightline of the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial honors the struggles and successes of America's most influential civil rights leader. After passing through two towering mounds of white granite, The Mountain of Despair, you'll enter the memorial to stand at the foot of The Stone of Hope - alluding to a passage in King's "I Have a Dream" speech. Emerging from this stone is a 30-foot sculpture of King's likeness. After experiencing the memorial's powerful entryway, walk along its 450-foot plaza wall that honors Martin Luther King, Jr. with 14 of his most inspiring quotes. The newest addition to The National Mall, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial offers a moving and memorable experience.


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 24 Hours


  • Ceremonies 
  • Memorials
  • Holiday Celebrations


  • Sightseeing
  • Speech Inscriptions
  • Self-guided Tours
  • Walking Tours
  • Ranger Lectures


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