Commemorate the Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

. January 16, 2017

Free Admission and Family Programming at the Museum

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will celebrate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today, January 16, beginning with the sold out 2017 King Legacy Breakfast, and continuing with free admission to the museum from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

What: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
When: Monday, January 16
Where: National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 East Freedom Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Activities and programs are scheduled throughout the day and include:

8:00 a.m. – 2017 King Legacy Breakfast, Grand Hall (Second Floor)*
9:00 a.m. – 2017 King Legacy Program, Harriet Tubman Theater (Second Floor)*
10:30 a.m. – Commemorative Civil Rights March, Outside Harriet Tubman Theater (Rosa Parks & Second Street)
*Please note: The 2017 King Legacy Breakfast is a sold out, ticketed event.

11:00 a.m. – Museum Opens to the Public, Free Admission (Includes Fotofocus Exhibits)
Coloring Station & 19th Century Games Activity, Grand Hall (Second Floor)
Social Media Station, Grand Hall (Second Floor)
Hoxworth Blood Center’s Annual MLK Day Blood Drive, Third Floor
The Rosa Parks Experience, Third Floor ($5.00 charge, limited ticket sales)
1:00 p.m. – End Slavery Now Presentation, Invisible: Slavery Today Exhibit (Third Floor)
1:30 p.m. – Historical Interpretation, Harriet Tubman Theater (Second Floor)
2:00 p.m. – Almost to Freedom Story Time, Escape Gallery (Second Floor)
End Slavery Now Presentation, Invisible: Slavery Today Exhibit (Third Floor)
2:30 p.m. – Historical Interpretation, Harriet Tubman Theater (Second Floor)
3:00 p.m. – End Slavery Now Presentation, Invisible: Slavery Today Exhibit (Third Floor)
3:30 p.m. – Historical Interpretation, Harriet Tubman Theater (Second Floor)

Please contact Jamie Glavic, Director of Marketing & Communications, for all interview requests at jglavic@nurfc.org or (513) 802-7355.

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