Martin Luther King Jr. History Walking Tour

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Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Atlanta, Atlanta

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Track the fascinating life of Martin Luther King Jr. in a fast-paced, unforgettable 2.5 hours, that reveals how Atlanta and the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood changed the world. This must-experience Atlanta History Tour includes inspiring visits outside Ebenezer Baptist Church, the King Center, and unexpected locations even locals don’t know. We will make the most of your visit to the King Historic District and make every minute you spend in this neighborhood count, and we make sure you know about all the important locations.

You will get a deep understanding of the people and places that inspired the Civil Rights Movement on this tour. As the only tour in the city authorized by the King Center, we'll give you the inside scoop into this incredible neighborhood.

[Note: This tour does NOT include going inside the King Birth Home. This is a 1.7 mile walk with lots of standing, so please contact us if you have any physical limitations or difficulty walking.]

What's Included

Exterior of Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and the King Center

• Entertaining and immersive stories of Dr. King and the many Civil Rights leaders

• Seeing Prince Hall Grand Lodge, a hidden treasure in the Civil Rights Movement

• Taking in the phenomenal views at the Jackson Street Bridge

• Understanding the Atlanta's impact of the Civil Rights Movement

What's Not Included

Birth Home Tour (For more information visit: )


We do not provide transportation to or from the tour

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 8
  • YOUTH: Age: 9 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 99
  • SENIOR: Age: 100 - 101

Additional Info

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with inability to walk and stand for long periods of time
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Unexpected Atlanta Tours are all outdoor-experiences with social distancing between groups, with all-digital brochures, and a limited group size. Per current CDC guidelines masks are no longer required, but recommended. All guides are fully vaccinated.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Ebenezer Baptist Church
Exterior only of Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church.

• Admission Ticket Free

Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
The tour meets and ends at the National Historic Site, and includes an overview of the site, as well as detailed walk through various areas on the site.

Due to potential staffing shortages, all National Park buildings are subject to closure at any time.

25 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Exterior only of the historic Prince Hall Grand Lodge, location of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s and Congressman John Lewis's offices, as well as a historic Madam CJ Walker Beauty Salon

• Admission Ticket Free

Jackson Street Bridge
Take in the city's most famous views at the iconic Jackson Street Bridge.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Sweet Auburn
The tour takes place entirely in the Sweet Auburn neighborhood and includes numerous visits to points of interests

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

The King Center
Hours of operation are 7 days a week from 10-5pm

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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