Sunday, January 17, 2016

8 Free Places to Visit on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day


On 18 January 2016 (Monday), we are celebrating a Martin Luther King Day. In observance of this national holiday, here are some places your family may visit to reflect and reminisce MLK's day, his legacy, and towering achievements:

1. Museum of Fine Arts Boston is having a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Open House on 18 January. It will be free admission all day long (10 a.m.-4:45 p.m.). They will be offering an array of vibrant programs and activities for all ages.

2. Indianapolis Museum of Art is celebrating MLK Day on 17 January. Admission is free but guests are requested to donate items to support the Martin Luther King Community Center. IMA partnered with local artists to offer an afternoon filled with expressions of love.

3. The Henry Ford Museum in Michigan is offering absolutely free activities to celebrate MLK day on 18 January (9:30 am-5:00 p.m.). This includes free admission, free parking, live music, hands-on fun, make and take activities, and drama presentations.

4. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site in Georgia is where you'll see MLK's birthplace, home, church and grave. There is no fee to enter the National Historic Site.

5. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. There are no fees or reservations when visiting the National Memorial.

6. Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail in Alabama is a 54-mile route that marks the historic 1965 Voting Rights March led my MLK. Free admission.

7. Museum of the African Diaspora and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Gallery in San Francisco are offering free admission and special programs in honor of MLK on 18 January 2016.

8. Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage in Ohio is having a special free admission day on 18 January from 11am – 5pm to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Activities include exhibitions, make-and-take crafts, and others.

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