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Greensboro Historical Museum

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Address: 130 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC 27401
Phone Number: (336) 373-2043
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Dining

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A walk in the shoes

Really felt privileged to walk in the shoes of the Greensboro Four and many other, named and unnamed, heroes who risked their lives ( in many cases died) to fight for equality... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Really felt privileged to walk in the shoes of the Greensboro Four and many other, named and unnamed, heroes who risked their lives ( in many cases died) to fight for equality. Our tour guide L.T. did a great job portraying the times and struggles.

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Greensboro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Excellent hidden treasure in Greensboro. Great exhibits, great staff, and good experience for all ages.

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North Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The building this museum is beautiful. Inside has been redone to accommodate the museum so you forget you are in such a pretty building. The museum is great. Lots of information. Could take you quite awhile if you listen to all the info. Would go again and take more time.

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Charlotte, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The museum is downtown and offered free admission and parking. Allow about three hours to tour the entire place at a decent place. Some exhibits are interactive. Really enjoyed my afternoon.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I have to say I enjoyed the museum and learning about the history of Greensboro. However, it was a really small museum. My favorite part was the cemetery out back.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Well executed museum especially as there is no admission, but please do contribute. There are exhibits that will appeal to everyone and offer surprising insights into the local history. The downtown location offers options for meals and other sights, so plan with this in mind. The John and Isabel Murphy Confederate Firearms Collection has been called one of the most... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I wasn't sure what to expect, boy was I surprised. Wonderful exhibits, well placed. Takes you from the beginning of Greensboro to the present. They have part of the Woolworth Counter where the four young men refused to leave sparking the Civil Rights movement. Give yourself at least 2 hours to take it all in. Well worth the visit.

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Raleigh, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We were visiting in Greensboro, seeing tourist sites, and decided to stop in at the Museum but with low expectations. Wow. What a place. It is awesome. Many much larger cities don't have anything like this. It not only tells the history of G'boro but of the US. It is very large but the impressive thing is how well and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit here and learned so much about this important southern city. Birthplace of Dolly Madison, Vicks VapoRub and O. Henry.

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Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

many historical displays from the area. being born here, i enjoyed it a lot and learned thing i didn't know.

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Additional Information about Greensboro Historical Museum

Address: Address: 130 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC 27401
Phone Number: (336) 373-2043
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Greensboro
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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