African American History Tour of Memphis - Overview Tour

2 hr, 30 min

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On this 2.5 hour African American History tour, we will be your "conductor" and take you on a journey through Memphis that will be sure to open your eyes to some of the most historical sites connected to slavery through to the Civil Rights Movement and beyond. There is so much more to Memphis than Downtown to experience, so we will also explore some of our interesting neighborhoods.
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Itinerary Details

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Pass By: National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, 450 Mulberry St, Memphis, TN 38103-4214

From our vehicle you will see the balcony of the Lorraine Motel, room 306 where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. This is also the location of the National Civil Rights Museum.

Pass By: Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, 826 N 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38107-2302

This was once the home of Jacob Burkle, a German immigrant who chose to participate in the Underground Railroad. This home was a stop on the Underground Railroad and is now a museum.

Pass By: Beale Street, Memphis, TN 38103

We will tell you the "rest of the story" about this most iconic street. Once referred to as the Negro Mainstreet USA.

Pass By: Historic Mason Temple, 938 Mason St, Memphis, TN 38126-5219

This...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, 450 Mulberry St, Memphis, TN 38103-4214

From our vehicle you will see the balcony of the Lorraine Motel, room 306 where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. This is also the location of the National Civil Rights Museum.

Pass By: Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, 826 N 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38107-2302

This was once the home of Jacob Burkle, a German immigrant who chose to participate in the Underground Railroad. This home was a stop on the Underground Railroad and is now a museum.

Pass By: Beale Street, Memphis, TN 38103

We will tell you the "rest of the story" about this most iconic street. Once referred to as the Negro Mainstreet USA.

Pass By: Historic Mason Temple, 938 Mason St, Memphis, TN 38126-5219

This is the world headquarters for the Church of God in Christ. It was here where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his last speech, "I've Been to the Mountaintop" less than 24 hours before he was assassinated.

Pass By: Clayborn Temple, 294 Hernando St, Memphis, TN 38126-1906

It was in this church, built in the late 1800's, Sanitation Workers gathered to strategize the strike that caused Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to come to Memphis.

Important Details

Included
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Departure Point
Tennessee State Welcome Center, 119 Riverside Dr, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 2 person minimum required.
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • This tour does not stop for guests to visit museums. Visits can be made at your leisure on your own. We will drive by sites with narration.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.