Martin Luther King Jr. History Walking Tour

By Atlanta Food Walks


Free cancellation available
Price is $40 per adult
per adult
  • Free cancellation available
  • 2h 30m
  • Mobile voucher
  • Instant confirmation
  • Cleanliness and safety
Cleaning and safety practices
  • Contactless payments
  • Social distancing
  • Sanitizer provided

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 does NOT include going inside the King Birth Home. 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

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 included• Entertaining and immersive stories of Dr. King and the many Civil Rights leaders
  • What's included• Understanding the Atlanta's impact of the Civil Rights Movement
  • What's included• Taking in the phenomenal views at the Jackson Street Bridge
  • What's includedExterior of Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and the King Center
  • What's included• Seeing Prince Hall Grand Lodge, a hidden treasure in the Civil Rights Movement
  • What's excludedBirth Home Tour (For more information visit: )
  • What's excludedWe do not provide transportation to or from the tour
  • What's excludedGratuities

Know Before You Book

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Not recommended for travelers with inability to walk and stand for long periods of time
  • 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.

Activity itinerary

Ebenezer Baptist Church (Pass by)

Exterior only of Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
  • 25m
  • Admission ticket included

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. Due to potential staffing shortages, all National Park buildings are subject to closure at any time.

Prince Hall Grand Lodge (Pass by)

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

Jackson Street Bridge
  • 10m
  • Admission ticket included

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

Sweet Auburn
  • 2h
  • Admission ticket included

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

The King Center
  • 10m
  • Admission ticket included

Hours of operation are 7 days a week from 10-5pm

International Civil Rights Walk of Fame
  • 10m
  • Admission ticket included

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

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

  • LOB_ACTIVITIESLOB_ACTIVITIESMartin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
    • 450 Auburn Ave NE,
    • 30312-1504, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • PEOPLEPEOPLEMartin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park
    • 450 Auburn Avenue Northeast
    • 30312, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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