King Center for Non-Violent Social Change

Local nameKing Center for Non-Violent Social Change
LocationAtlanta, United States

The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change is a nongovernmental, not-for-profit organization founded in 1968 by Coretta Scott King. King started the organization in the basement of the couple's home in the year following the 1968 assassination of her husband, Martin Luther King Jr.

In 1981, the center's headquarters were moved into the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, a multimillion-dollar facility on Auburn Avenue which includes King's birth home and the Ebenezer Baptist Church, where he preached from 1960 until his death.

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Opening hours

General hours:
Daily: 9 am - 5 pm

Summer hours (Memorial Day - Labor Day):
Daily: 9 am - 6 pm


Admission is free. However, to tour the Birth Home you must register in advance.

More information and contact


Official website




Phone +1 404 526 8900

Address 449 Auburn Avenue, NE Atlanta, GA 30312, USA

Coordinates 33°45'20.084" N -84°22'24.38" E

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