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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

1850 West Basin Drive SW, Near West Basin Drive SW & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
+1 202-426-6841
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1850 West Basin Drive SW, Near West Basin Drive SW & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
National Mall
+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's not s clear as daylight to come here. But it was still satisfying to see a memorial for Martin Luther King Jr. He deserve it. glad to be here.

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed yesterday

I would like to give it a 5 rating but there is something lacking, but I can't quite put my finger on it. Nice location on the tidal basin, facing the Jefferson Memorial. It is a little hard to find, I had to ask directions...More

Thank bigtyke
Reviewed yesterday

This memorial has a lot of history, and is very impressive to see. Nearby the water and on a great location, don't forget to visit this memorial when visiting Washington DC!

Thank rmathijssen
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was expecting much more of this memorial. The statue of King is excellent and there is a wall with portions of his speeches but I think it should have been much more. Still worth seeing.

Thank borntotravel60
Reviewed 2 days ago

I loved reading all the quotes along the walls of the memorial. It is so well kept and clean. I highly recommend visiting this memorial.

Thank TravelGal011070
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you can, go see this at night. This is an amazing addition to the mall area. I hadn't been to D.C in 10 years and thought that this was such a great addition and has great artistic expression and meaning.

Thank rsocha88
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were part of a prayer service here to unify the church and break the chains of racism. It is a beautiful memorial of a man of God!

Thank Skye S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautifully symbolic Memorial with many of MLK's wonderfully inspiring quotes! Perfect for all ages.

Thank 4Rubies
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This monument is very large and worth the walk over to see it. I especially liked the quotes that were etched in the walls behind the statue.

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 4 days ago

This memorial is next to the FDR memorial, and is definitely worth a visit. I found it to be quite impressive. I was surprised that Dr. MLK's famous "I have a dream speech" was not listed anywhere there.

Thank Mark42139
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