Martin Luther King Jr. Birth Home

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501 Auburn Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30312

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  • "Under the Carolinas and Tennesse you'll see... Georgia,Where Gladys Knights and the Midnight Train,The birthplace of Martin Luther King" - Ludacris "Georgia"
  • Historical place, you can just visit outside.
  • At approximately noon on Jan 15, 1929, Martin Luther King Jr was born in an upstairs bedroom at this home and lived here until he was 12 years old. Visit the King Center to schedule a Ranger led tour.
  • One of the places you must see when you visit Atlanta
  • Born and raised on Auburn Avenue, Martin Luther King, Jr. is a true Atlantan. Contact the National Park Service to schedule a tour of his birth home.
  • Just driving by Dr. Martin Luther King's birth house is a humbling experience. I can only picture him being born in the upstairs bedroom. The House is still in tact and that's awesome.
  • Its always crowded. Get there EARLY!
  • This is a must-see for anyone in the Atlanta area. It's humbling and inspiring. And reminds me that he's still dreaming "the dream"
  • So far...can get it
  • Go early if you want a tour of the birth house it is first cone first serve
  • Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase. Happy 84th birthday to the late Martin Luther King, Jr.!
  • so beautiful......
  • The tour is fast.
  • The museum was awesome. We also went to the fire house he used to play at and got a tour by a retired fireman who was one of the first black firemen at that station. That was awesome!
  • Besides items that belonged to the family, the house contains an outstanding multimedia exhibit focused on the civil rights movement. A limited number of visitors are allowed to tour the house daily.
  • The stories told by the ranger
  • History of Greatness...
  • So much rich amazing feeling comes over you while there.
  • Must see for everyone stopping by Atlanta!
  • Such a profound experience.