National Civil Rights Museum


National Civil Rights Museum

Located about 25 miles from the Hampton Inn Collierville East Memphis is the National Civil Rights Museum housed in the former Lorraine Motel.

The National Civil Rights Museum is in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. It is built around the former Lorraine Motel at 450 Mulberry Street, where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on April 4 1968. The museum offers 12,800 square feet of exhibit space gained from the acquisition of the Young and Morrow building and the 420 Main Street rooming house where the fatal shot was allegedly fired. Additionally, evidence from the State of Tennessee vs. Ray investigation, create Freedom Plaza – an outdoor promenade, provide Museum access from Main Street.

Visit the official website linked at the bottom of this page for more information.

The Hampton Inn Collierville East Memphis hotel is the perfect choice for accommodations when you are visiting the Memphis Tennessee area. Whether you are in town for a short while and have some leisure time or bringing the family in for the weekend, our Collierville location is perfect for getting to all the sights and sounds of East Memphis!

Our hotel offers 91 Make It Hampton® guest rooms. All of them are outfitted with complimentary high-speed Internet and all guests are invited to join us daily in the mornings for our On the House™ hot complimentary breakfast. Book your room on-line today and relax knowing that you’ll get the Best Rate Guaranteed as well as the opportunity to earn points and miles in the Hilton HHonors® frequent stay program from this website.

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