Information About Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
Get information about Martin Luther King while exploring the world-class City of Atlanta! Fondly known as "The Capitol of the South" this regional mecca is a hotbed of history and culture. Home to the late, great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., get ready to immerse yourself in Atlanta's rich history. Start by visiting the Martin Luther King National Historic Site. Just 1.5 miles away from the W Atlanta -Downtown, this large complex encompasses the birth home of Dr. King, the famous Ebenezer Baptist Church and Dr. and Mrs. King's final resting place.
The National Park Service's Visitor Center is located at 450 Auburn Ave. and features exhibits about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement he played such a prominent part in.
Afterwards, sample a specialty cocktail made by one of our master bartenders in the Living Room or at the WETBAR on the rooftop. Enjoy a view of the city, have a chat with other hotel guests or curl up to a great book from our library and relax at the W Atlanta - Downtown.
The park is open daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm; from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day open until 6:00 pm; closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and January 1.