A Self-Guided Audio Tour Exploring the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta 0 reviews
 
Atlanta, United States

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Activity Highlights
Itinerary
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Pass By: Wheat Street Baptist Church, 359 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA

The tour briefly stops outside the Wheat Street Baptist Church. You'll hear a bit about its history and then hear the rest while you continue walking.

Pass By: Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta, 407 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1503

The tour stops briefly outside the Ebenezer Baptist Church where you'll hear about the church, its history and its relation to Martin Luther King Jr.

Pass By: The King Center, 449 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1503

The tour gives you the opportunity to look around the King Center. While you explore, you'll hear a bit about what the King Center represents and why it was created.

Pass By: Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, 450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1504

The tour pauses outside the birth home of Martin Luther King, Jr. While you continue to walk, you'll hear a bit more about MLK's birth home.

Pass By: Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Visitor Center, 450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA

The tour takes you through the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame where you'll hear about some of the famous faces you'll see along the way.

Pass By: Jackson Street Bridge, Atlanta, GA

The tour briefly stops on the Jackson Street Bridge. You'll hear a bit about the bridge, which shows it's been featured in and some of the landmarks you can see from the bridge.

Pass By: Freedom Park Trail, Atlanta, GA, USA

The tour takes you along a part of the Freedom Park Trail. You'll learn about its history and what it represents.

Pass By: Homage to King, Freedom Park Trail, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

The tour stops briefly in front of the Homage to King. You'll hear about the origins of the sculpture before continuing with the tour.

Pass By: Sister Louisa's Church of the Living Room and Ping Pong Emporium, 466 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1838

The tour stops in front of the unusual Sister Louisa's Church of the Living Room & Ping Pong Emporium. You'll hear about its history and have an opportunity to pop in if you wish.

Pass By: The Sweet Auburn Curb Market, 209 Edgewood Ave SE Intersection of Jesse Hill Jr. Drive, Atlanta, GA 30303-3012

The tour stops briefly in front of the Municipal Market. You'll hear a bit about the market and then have an opportunity to pause the tour and go inside for a treat.

Pass By: John Lewis Mural, Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

The tour briefly stops in front of the John Lewis Mural. There you'll learn a bit about John Lewis before you continue with the walk.

Pass By: John Wesley Dobbs Avenue Northeast, John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE, Atlanta, GA, USA

The tour takes you past the John Wesley Dobbs Plaza. You'll learn a bit about the man the plaza is named after before continuing with the tour.

Pass By: Madam CJ Walker's, 54 Hilliard St NE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA

The tour's last stop is the Madam CJ Walker's. It's around the corner from the start location. You'll learn about Madame CJ Walker and the significance of the building.

Activity Details
Take a journey through recent history on this self-guided walking tour of Atlanta’s Sweet Auburn neighborhood.

The tour starts at the Atlanta Breakfast Club and then guides you to see where Martin Luther King is buried, where he was born and many of the churches linked to the Civil Rights Movement. While exploring the history of MLK's life and legacy, you’ll venture off the main path to see great skyline views of Atlanta. And you'll learn about the changes made in recent times to this ever-evolving neighborhood, peppered with historical landmarks.

Towards the end of the journey, you'll go through the funky Edgewood neighborhood, where the vibe changes significantly. The tour ends by paying tribute to a few more historical spots and exploring a quaint museum dedicated to Madame CJ Walker, the first female self-made millionaire.

This walking tour can be enjoyed on location or even virtually at home with VoiceMap's Continuous Play function which disables the GPS playback.
Departure & Return
Departure PointABC Chicken and Waffles-Nitro Coffee Counter, 340 Auburn Ave NE Suite-A, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA Departure Time Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/30/2020 - 7/31/2022
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
ReturnReturns to original departure point
What's Included
  • Lifetime access to this tour in English
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
  • VoiceMap App for Android and iOS
  • Food and drink
  • Smartphone and headphones
  • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
  • Transportation
Additional Information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • All of VoiceMap's audio tours are self-guided and users must bring their own smartphone and headphones to take the tour. We urge all our users to wear facemasks and carry hand sanitiser with them to ensure their own protection and the protection of others.
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