In 1991, the National Civil Rights Museum (NCRM) opened to pay tribute to the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Better Tennessee spoke to Terri Freeman, president of NCRM, about the museum’s impact and goals.
The National Civil Rights Museum, located at the Lorraine Motel, the assassination site of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., chronicles key episodes of the American civil rights movement and the legacy of this movement to inspire participation in civil and human rights efforts globally, through our collections, exhibitions and educational programs.
National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN 38103