Visit The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

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Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope
— Martin Luther King Jr.

Did you know King is the first African American to be memorialized on the National Mall? 

Take a 360 trip to his memorial in Washington, D.C.

For an added bonus, try viewing in a virtual reality headset.

English Language Learner - English & Spanish Audio Recording, below.

Audio: **EXCERPTS from the "I Have A Dream" speech in Washington D.C., August 28, 1963.

via: University of California, Berkeley

Taped by Ben Franske

Read the FULL transcript of the speech.

Listen to the FULL speech. 

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Ready to visit IRL?

See details below.


1964 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024

*The memorial's official address, 1964 Independence Avenue, alludes to the landmark 1964 Civil Rights Act.

🚇 Public Transportation

Public Transportation is the best option for reaching National Mall and Memorial Park sites easily and conveniently. There are many options to reach us via Washington, DC's Subway system known as Metro, or bicycle via Capital Bikeshare. The National Mall Circulator Loop bus will provide easy access around the National Mall and convenient connections to other Circulator buses for visits to uptown sites. Trains including AmtrakMARC, and VRE service Union Station and/or L'Enfant Plaza in Washington, D.C.

Driving & Parking

General parking is available on West Basin Drive, on Ohio Drive SW, and at the Tidal Basin parking lot along Maine Ave., SW. Handicap parking and bus loading zone are available on Home Front Drive SW, accessed from southbound 17th St.

🎟 Tickets & Price


⏰ Hours

24 hours a day

🚌 Field Trips

Bus loading zone are available on Home Front Drive SW, accessed from southbound 17th St.