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Martin Luther King Jr. History Walking Tour

Location Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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Overview
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 tour by Unexpected Atlanta Tours includes inspiring visits to 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 or Old Ebenezer Baptist Church. Our walk is 1.7 miles with lots of standing; please contact us if you have any physical limitations.]
Winter Hours 12:00 PM
Guided Tour
Tour guide
Language: English
Human tour guide
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Availability depends on seasonality and number of participants. Bookings can not be made for the same day. Please read our TnC’s.

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  • • Seeing Prince Hall Grand Lodge, a hidden treasure in the Civil Rights Movement
  • Exterior of Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and the King Center
  • • Taking in the phenomenal views at the Jackson Street Bridge
  • • Understanding the Atlanta's impact of the Civil Rights Movement
  • • Entertaining and immersive stories of Dr. King and the many Civil Rights leaders
  • Gratuities
  • We do not provide transportation to or from the tour
  • Inside of Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church Heritage Sanctuary
  • Birth Home Tour (currently closed until 2025 )
Meeting point
We meet next to the Behold Monument, a statue of a man holding a baby to the sky, located across the street from Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church at the outdoor amphitheater. Your guide will have an orange Unexpected Atlanta tote bag. DO NOT GET ON A BUS.
Return details
We meet next to the Behold Monument, a statue of a man holding a baby to the sky, located across the street from Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church at the outdoor amphitheater. Your guide will have an orange Unexpected Atlanta tote bag. DO NOT GET ON A BUS.
  • Exterior only of Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church. (pass by)
  • Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
    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.
  • 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 (pass by)
  • Jackson Street Bridge
    Take in the city's most famous views at the iconic Jackson Street Bridge.
  • Sweet Auburn
    The tour takes place entirely in the Sweet Auburn neighborhood and includes numerous visits to points of interests
  • The King Center
    Hours of operation are 7 days a week from 10-5pm
  • 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
  • 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
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers.
    If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met,
    you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
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    Martin Luther King Jr. History Walking Tour

    Location Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Experience unavailable
    How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

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