Martin Luther King Jr. History Walking Tour

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Price is $40 per adult


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2h 30m
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  • Track the fascinating life of Martin Luther King Jr. in a fast-paced, unforgettable 2.5 hours, that reveals how Atlanta and the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood changed the world. This must-experience Atlanta History Tour includes inspiring visits outside Ebenezer Baptist Church, the King Center, and unexpected locations even locals don’t know. We will make the most of your visit to the King Historic District and make every minute you spend in this neighborhood count, and we make sure you know about all the important locations. You will get a deep understanding of the people and places that inspired the Civil Rights Movement on this tour. As the only tour in the city authorized by the King Center, we'll give you the inside scoop into this incredible neighborhood. [Note: This tour currently does NOT include going inside the King Birth Home nor any buildings. This is a 1.7 mile walk with lots of standing, so please contact us if you have any physical limitations or difficulty walking.]

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Spring/Summer Hours 10:00AM 10:00

Free Cancellation
2h 30m

Guided Tour

Starting time: 10:00am

Price details

Price is $40.00 per ticket, price for 1 Adult is $40.00


Price is $40.00

What's included, what's not

  • What's includedExterior of Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and the King Center (currently both closed due to COVID
  • What's included• Seeing Prince Hall Grand Lodge, a hidden treasure in the Civil Rights Movement
  • What's included• Entertaining and immersive stories of Dr. King and the many Civil Rights leaders
  • What's included• Taking in the phenomenal views at the Jackson Street Bridge
  • What's included• Understanding the Atlanta's impact of the Civil Rights Movement
  • What's includedEntry/Admission - Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
  • What's includedEntry/Admission - Jackson Street Bridge
  • What's includedEntry/Admission - Sweet Auburn
  • What's includedEntry/Admission - International Civil Rights Walk of Fame
  • What's excludedWe do not provide transportation to or from the tour
  • What's excludedGratuities

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with inability to walk and stand for long periods of time
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Unexpected Atlanta Tours are all outdoor-experiences with social distancing between groups, with all-digital brochures, and a limited group size. Per current CDC guidelines masks are no longer required, but recommended. All guides are fully vaccinated.
  • Returns to original departure point

What you can expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta, 407 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1503

Exterior only of Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church. Currently closed due to COVID-19

Stop At: Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, 450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1504

The tour meets and ends at the National Historic Site, and includes an overview of the site, as well as detailed walk through various areas on the site.

Duration: 25 minutes

Pass By: Prince Hall Grand Lodge, 330 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA

Exterior only of the historic Prince Hall Grand Lodge, location of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s and Congressman John Lewis's offices, as well as a historic Madam CJ Walker Beauty Salon

Stop At: Jackson Street Bridge, Atlanta, GA

Take in the city's most famous views at the iconic Jackson Street Bridge.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sweet Auburn Ave, Atlanta, GA

The tour takes place entirely in the Sweet Auburn neighborhood and includes numerous visits to points of interests

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: The King Center, 449 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1503

Currently exterior only. Location is closed due to COVID-19.

Stop At: International Civil Rights Walk of Fame, 14 -0046-0011-082, 2, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA

Guests will make connections from prominent Civil Rights leaders that they learned about on the tour as they see their shoe prints along the Walk of Fame

Duration: 10 minutes

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Social distancing

  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitizer provided
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Activity Location

  • Atlanta Georgia

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park, 450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
    • Atlanta Georgia

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