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“How historical!”

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Ranked #24 of 488 things to do in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To see this memorial is absolutely amazing!! And what is more interesting is his quotes that are engraved in stone around the actual figure of Martin Luther King. Even though they were written in the early 60’s the quotes are very pertinent to today’s world. I would go back in a second. B

Thank michelepH87DD
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The designers put a lot of thought into lighting this memorial at night. The MLK statue itself shines, but so do all of MLK's quotes and the surrounding grounds, plus you get a great view across the basin to the Jefferson Memorial.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've live in D.C for many years and not really into the museums any more ONLY when family comes in town. This is a MUST visit memorial.

Thank dionh989
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my 4th visit to the MLK Memorial and I’m in awe every time. Truly a breathtaking piece of art that reminds us all of our history.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another magnificent memorial so interesting how it appears that He’s coming thru the stone “Stone of Hope”. You can see the Jefferson memorial from this site as well. Take time to read the inscriptions but highly recommend a guided tour

Thank rxlady84
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