National Civil Rights Museum

National Civil Rights Museum

National Civil Rights Museum

Hours: Monday – Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm  | Sunday 1 pm – 5 pm
Monday: Free between 3 pm -5 pm for Tennessee residents with ID (except holidays)
Closed: Tuesdays, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day

Summer Hours (June 1 – August 31): Monday – Saturday: 9 am – 6 pm  | Sunday 1 pm – 6 pm

Phone: (901) 521-9699 | Website:

The National Civil Rights Museum is the site of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. The Museum is located at South Main and Huling Streets, in the historic art district of downtown Memphis.

Dedicated on September 28, 1991, the Museum exists to assist the public in understanding the lessons of the Civil Rights Movement and its impact and influence on human rights movements worldwide, through its collections, exhibitions, research and educational programs. It chronicles the civil rights movement from 1619 to 2000 with historical exhibits, including Room 306, the hotel room where Dr. King stayed in April of 1968.

Offer $2.00 off ticket

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Adult $16

Seniors and students w/ID $14

Children 5-17 $13

Under 4 Free

Members/Active Military Free

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450 Mulberry Street
Memphis, TN 38103

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901.577.5467   F  901-522-8492

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Hours/Days of Operation
664 Marshall Ave Memphis, TN 38103 – 1 block west of Sun Studio
Ticket Booth (2nd & Beale Street) Next to Hard Rock Cafe
Operating Days (subject to change) – Wednesday-Saturday 10am-5:00pm