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Lorraine Motel
Things to see at Lorraine Motel:
A bucket list of the top sights at Lorraine Motel, ordered by popularity.
1. Arcade Restaurant
2. Central Station
3. Earnestine & Hazel's
4. South Main
5. Civil Rights Museum

The National Civil Rights Museum is a complex of museums and historic buildings in Memphis, Tennessee; its exhibits trace the history of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the 17th century to the present. The museum is built around the former Lorraine Motel, where Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Two other buildings and their adjacent property, also connected with the King assassination, have been acquired as part of the museum complex.

The museum re-opened in 2014 after renovations that increased the number of multi-media and interactive exhibits, including numerous short movies to enhance features. The museum is owned and operated by the Lorraine Civil Rights Museum Foundation, based in Memphis. The Lorraine Motel is owned by the Tennessee State Museum and leased long term to the Foundation to operate as part of the museum complex.

(Wikipedia)
Visitors 45
Oldest photo 06/19/2011
Newest photo 04/28/2012
Alternative titles "National Civil Rights Museum"
"The Lorraine Motel"
"Lorraine Hotel"
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