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Celebrate MLK Day at the National Liberty Museum
January 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join us on Monday, January 21 to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and explore how everyone can “Live Like A Hero.”
Admission is “Pay-What-You-Wish” and all of these activities are included!
Activity #1: MLK Day Service Project in partnership with Cradles to Crayons and Color a Smile, 1-3pm
MLK Day is the perfect opportunity to do something special for others. Visitors are invited to join us in our Education Center on the 1st Floor to create encouraging messages and drawings which will be distributed to people in need by our partnering organizations.
Activity #2: Create your own “I Have a Dream” Speech, 10am-2pm
When Martin Luther King, Jr. shared his dream of equality in his “I Have a Dream” speech, millions of people were inspired to help him achieve that goal. What’s your dream? Come to Liberty Hall on the 4th Floor and write and record your own “I have a Dream” speech. We will share your dream with our many MLK Day visitors to inspire others to make a difference.
Activity #3: MLK Day Trivia: 3-4pm
How much do you know about Martin Luther King, Jr? We have prepared some questions to test your knowledge. You’ll have the chance to compete with other Museum visitors, and the winners will receive prizes!
Activity #4: Liberty Bell Craft Project, All day
A highlight of a visit to the National Liberty Museum is the chance to touch our exact replica of the Liberty Bell. But don’t walk away when you’re done, because for MLK Day we’re adding a second Liberty Bell activity. Visitors of all ages can create their own “Freedom Bell” at our nearby craft table. All supplies will be provided, and you’ll have your very own “bell” to take home with you.
Activity #5: “Heroes Who Inspire Heroes” Gallery Guide, All day
Many of the heroes honored at the National Liberty Museum were directly inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We will give you a colorful gallery map to follow to find the “Heroes who were inspired by a hero” and learn what they accomplished to make the world a better place.