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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Explore Atlanta through the lens of the Civil Rights movement on this Martin Luther King Jr.-themed tour of the Sweet Auburn neighborhood. See where the iconic Civil Rights leader worked and lived as you visit sites such as Ebenezer Baptist Church, the King Center, and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park. Throughout, your guide shares facts and stories about the Civil Rights movement in Atlanta.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.-themed tour of Atlanta
  • Discover sights that are iconic to the Civil Rights movement
  • Learn about the personal and public life of Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Fascinating tour for Atlanta visitors and locals alike
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Exterior of Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and the King Center (currently both closed due to COVID
• Seeing Prince Hall Grand Lodge, a hidden treasure in the Civil Rights Movement
• Entertaining and immersive stories of Dr. King and the many Civil Rights leaders
• Taking in the phenomenal views at the Jackson Street Bridge
• Understanding the Atlanta's impact of the Civil Rights Movement
We do not provide transportation to or from the tour
Gratuities

Departure Point

450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA

We meet next to the Behold Monument at the King National Historic Site. The Behold Monument is of an African man holding a baby to the sky, directly across the street from Ebenezer Baptist Church at 407 Auburn Avenue. Your guide will have an orange flag and check you in. DO NOT GET ON A BUS.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • 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 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Atlanta Food Walks
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Martin Luther King Jr. History Walking Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Martin Luther King Jr. History Walking Tour.
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What is the policy on sanitization during Martin Luther King Jr. History Walking Tour?
A:The policy on sanitization is:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
See all safety measures taken by Martin Luther King Jr. History Walking Tour.
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What is the social distancing policy during Martin Luther King Jr. History Walking Tour?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Martin Luther King Jr. History Walking Tour.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Martin Luther King Jr. History Walking Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Martin Luther King Jr. History Walking Tour.

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  • "Don’t be frightened by a little exercise - the walk was completed at an enjoyable, and conversational pace." See review

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I enjoyed MLK’s...
Patty_M
, Nov 2021
I enjoyed MLK’s neighborhood as a boy and the only tip I could offer is the availability to sit down half way through the tour. Leigh was quite knowledgeable and I could feel her passion about what she was saying/teaching us
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Excellent tour
aaron_h
, Nov 2021
Our tour guide Emily was awesome!!! She was able to handle a lot of dynamic challenges to operating a public tour effortlessly.
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Loved learning the history and hearing the storie
Kay_L
, Oct 2021
Joy brought the history to life with her presentation and story telling. Our 10 year old Granddaughter especially love hearing about the history and seeing first hand where it took place. Thank you for providing this tour and telling the story.
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Good tour
Ellen_K
, Oct 2021
Joy was a terrific guide. We learned a great deal about the past and the current situation in the MLK area of Atlanta. Highly recommend this tour.
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Excellent tour!
Georgia_S
, Oct 2021
We had a wonderful tour experience and Emily, our guide was so knowledgeable! We learned so much and experienced the history of the Civil Rights movement with clearer eyes. Excellent tour!!
star-5
Wonderful
DeSheka_H
, Oct 2021
Learning more about Dr. King and his family my tour guide was awesome she knew so much about the history of Alanta and how it was shaped.
star-5
A must do tour…
Dawn_M
, Oct 2021
Many memorable moments in this tour. The tour guide tells the story in an interesting way to show this almost deck of cards of history and how many accomplishments of others proved vital to Martin Luther King Jr’s success
star-5
Learned so much more...
Kafi_W
, Oct 2021
Learned so much more about Dr. King, Coretta Scott King, & so many other prominent African Americans in the building of our culture and legacy. This tour was invigorating and awe inspiring. The tour guide did an amazing job.
star-5
History well worth knowing
Joy_M
, Sep 2021
Our tour guide Emily was awesome! I took my cousin on the tour. She’s visiting from out of town and said it was the highlight of her Georgia experience Madam CJ Walker’s shop is a real gem 😊Joy
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MLK Jr tour
Tara_K
, Sep 2021
Emily was an absolutely amazing tour guide. We learned so much and she brought so much history to life. I thoroughly recommend this tour.

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