Martin Luther King Jr. historic district tour
Activities

Martin Luther King Jr. historic district tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Hear entertaining and immersive stories of Dr. King and the many Civil Rights leaders in Atlanta
  • Learn about hidden treasures from Civil Rights Movement
  • See the exterior of Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and the King Center
  • Take in the phenomenal views at the Jackson Street Bridge
  • Understand the impact of the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood and the Civil Rights Movement
What to expect

Uncover the fascinating life of Martin Luther King Jr. on a 2-2.5 hour tour that reveals how Atlanta and the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood changed the world. This Atlanta history tour includes inspirational visits outside Ebenezer Baptist Church, the King Center, and unexpected locations even locals don’t know about. Your guide will make the most of your visit to the King Historic District and make every minute you spend in this neighborhood count! By the end of the tour, you will have an understanding of the people and places that inspired the Civil Rights Movement. As the only tour in the city authorized by the King Center, you'll get the inside scoop into this incredible neighborhood.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Free parking on John Wesley Dobbs Ave at the National Historic Park parking lot (5 minute walk to start of tour)
    • Water
    • Guided walking tour
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Tips (optional)
    • Roundtrip transportation
    Where

    450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA, USA

    Meeting point:

    Meet across the street from historic Ebenezer Baptist Church located at 450 Auburn Ave NE where there is a statue of an African man holding a baby to the sky. Your guide will be in the amphitheater or near the rose garden waiting.

    What to remember
    • This tour currently does not include going inside the King Birth Home nor any buildings
    • This is a 1.7-mile walk with lots of standing, so please contact the tour operator if you have any physical limitations or difficulty walking
    • This tour operates with small groups
    • This tour is held outdoors without entering Ebenezer Baptist Church or the King Center, since those locations are currently closed
    • Restrooms may not be available
    • Guides will carry wipes and hand sanitizer for guests
    • All guests must wear a mask covering their nose, mouth, and chin throughout the tour
    • Social distancing is encouraged
    • Guests are encouraged to bring their own water bottle
    • Guests will be required to sign a waiver confirming that they do not have COVID symptoms
    • Digital brochure provided for contactless experience
    • This tour operates rain or shine, so umbrellas are encouraged if rain is in the forecast. Rain ponchos will be provided
    • Infants (ages 0-5): free
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Unexpected Atlanta Tours & Stories
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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