Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is conceived of as an engaging landscape experience tied to other landscapes and monuments, not as a single object or memorial dominating the site. The composition of the memorial utilizes landscape elements to powerfully convey four fundamental and recurring themes throughout Dr. King's message: justice, democracy, hope and love. The semicircular geometry of the memorial, juxtaposed within the triangular configuration of the site, engages the Tidal Basin and frames views to the water.
The public may visit the park 24 hours a day. However, Rangers are on duty to answer questions from 9:30am to 11:30pm daily.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

1964 West Basin Drive SW
Washington, DC 20024
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