Guided Auburn Avenue African-American Heritage Tour

Language: English

Duration: Up to 4 hours

Tour Highlights

  • Take a guided tour of Atlanta's Sweet Auburn Historic District for four hours.
  • Take a tour of this well-known African-American neighborhood.
  • Get a chance to visit Martin Luther King's birthplace, home and final resting place.
  • Visit two of the city's premier museums to learn about Afro-American culture and the beginnings of the civil rights movement.

Tour Overview

With a fascinating 4-hour tour of Atlanta's Sweet Auburn Historic District, see the streets that launched a civil rights revolution. You'll learn all about this historically significant African-American neighborhood, including Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthplace and home, with the help of a knowledgeable local.

As you go down Auburn Avenue with your knowledgeable guide, you'll learn how this portion of town became known for its firsts. You'll go to America's first African-American City Park and Atlanta's first black public high school. Then, following Dr. King's terrible assassination in 1968, you'll visit Martin Luther King National Park, where you'll view his boyhood home and ultimate burial place.

Visits to the APEX and Madame C.J Walker museums will also be included. The APEX museum recounts the life and times of America's first black female entrepreneur, philanthropist, and political leader, while the C.J Walker museum honors African-American contributions to American culture.


  • Guided walking tour

Not Included

  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees
  • Tips (optional)


210 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303

Meeting Point

At the corner of Andrew Young International and Ted Turner Blvd. Please arrive 15 minutes before the beginning of the tour.

What to Remember

We recommend you wear comfortable shoes.

Booking Fee

Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

Cancellation Policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.