Martin Luther King Jr. Birth Home

501 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
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    • 6:00 AM–10:00 AM
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    • 6:00 AM–10:00 AM
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    • 6:00 AM–8:00 AM
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    • 6:00 AM–4:00 PM
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    • 9:00 AM–6:00 PM
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    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
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  • "The birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr., regarded as America’s pre-eminent..." (2 tips)
  • "Go early if you want a tour of the birth house it is first cone first serve" (2 tips)
  • "... Martin Luther King's birth house is a humbling experience. I can only..." (2 tips)
  • Brisk

    "Under the Carolinas and Tennesse you'll see... Georgia,Where Gladys Knights and the Midnight Train,The birthplace of Martin Luther King" - Ludacris "Georgia"

    Brisk · November 9, 2010
  • 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. Read more

    Atlanta · August 14, 2010
  • Oakland Cemetery

    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.

    Oakland Cemetery · May 28, 2011
  • Ari bluerx D.

    So far...can get it

    Ari bluerx D. · January 16, 2011
  • Brandon C.

    One of the places you must see when you visit Atlanta

    Brandon C. · February 17
  • Chanel H.

    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.

    Chanel H. · November 17, 2013
  • Christye H.

    Its always crowded. Get there EARLY!

    Christye H. · September 8, 2013
  • Dave

    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"

    Dave · April 22, 2013
  • DoYouRemember?

    “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.! Read more

    DoYouRemember? · January 15, 2013
  • RA Hardina A.

    so beautiful......

    RA Hardina A. · July 30, 2012
  • Soundtrack F.

    The birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr., regarded as America’s pre-eminent advocate of nonviolence and one of the greatest nonviolent leaders in world history. Join the Revolution: Read more

    Soundtrack F. · February 8, 2012
  • Bahareh M.

    Go early if you want a tour of the birth house it is first cone first serve

    Bahareh M. · 3 weeks ago
  • Katie B.

    The parking lot only has one driveway, and it's tricky to find.

    Katie B. · March 3
  • Damian N.

    This is a must visit!

    Damian N. · November 5, 2013
  • Janine F.


    Janine F. · September 16, 2013
  • Katherine S.

    The home and the information from the tour guide were interesting. The guide was pretty knowledgable.

    Katherine S. · July 18, 2013
  • Les

    I didn't get there on to take advantage of the tour of the house.. worth it!!

    Les · July 10, 2013
  • Divah

    Lots of history to see about a great man and woman(Coretta Scott King). Get there when they open @9am on MLK weekend because tours of the birth home will go quickly!!!

    Divah · January 19, 2013
  • This Is My South

    Visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Birth Home to learn more about the life and upbringing of the Civil Rights activist. Read more

    This Is My South · December 26, 2012
  • Michelle M.

    Everyone should visit this sight

    Michelle M. · August 8, 2012
  • Lindsay B.

    One of those historic spots around the corner we ought not forget about!

    Lindsay B. · May 29, 2012
  • Timothy P A.

    Not been here in ages, what prompted you to visit?

    Timothy P A. · September 11, 2011

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