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Great time at the museum

This is a great museum. It's free and in downtown Greensboro right next to a cool outdoor park... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
hjhurley
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Annapolis, Maryland
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Greensboro Historic Museum - a Gem in Downtown Greensboro

My grandson and I recently visited the Greensboro Historical Museum (which is adjacent to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lulu1of2
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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The Greensboro History Museum - an AAM-accredited Smithsonian Affiliate - is a division of the City of Greensboro Libraries Department and operates as a public-private partnership with the nonprofit GHM Inc. The Museum share’s Greensboro’s...more
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130 Summit Ave, Greensboro, NC 27401-3004
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great museum. It's free and in downtown Greensboro right next to a cool outdoor park with water fountain for kids to play in. I went with my three children including my 4 year old. There was enough there that kept us informed...More

1  Thank hjhurley
GSO_History, Manager at Greensboro History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for sharing your review. So glad you had fun visiting the museum and LeBauer Park!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My grandson and I recently visited the Greensboro Historical Museum (which is adjacent to the beautiful LeBauer Park). The museum is housed in a historic building, has many excellent exhibits (including one about the breathtaking hanging sculpture at LeBauer Park and much about the history...More

Thank Lulu1of2
GSO_History, Manager at Greensboro History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

So glad you enjoyed your visit, especially our WWI exhibition "Lest We Forget"! Come visit us again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a history lesson in Greensboro, including a covered wagon and a picture on the trails they traveled. History on the Woolworth sit in and many other items o interest.

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Reviewed July 11, 2018

As I love museums I spend about 3 hours there learning a little bit more about americam history and slavery time in US.

Thank Carlos B
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Has been many years since I’ve visited here, but it was Great! A lot of art and history to share with the world. My love of history anc antiques has increased tremendously over the years due to visits like this.

1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed June 29, 2018

This is a very interesting place concerning Greensboro. It's set up well and has a lot to see about this area.

Thank wcollins12
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff welcome you at the door. Plentiful FREE parking nearby. My children particularly loved the typewriter exhibition but thoroughly enjoyed the entire facility. Unique building in itself and all the displays/area were interesting. Loved going “back in time” to early Greensboro....More

Thank Alexandra A
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Beautiful Dolly Madison dress on exhibit now from the Smithsonian. The Museum has a diverse collection following the area's history from it's earliest inhabitants. Definitely a 2 hour or more excursion and a great learning experience for family outings.

Thank vlhinkenn
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This was one of the best free museums we've been to visit. The layout was nice and the staff were knowledgeable and helpful. We enjoyed the pieces of local history that made the displays so much more interesting and authentic. The temporary display was interactive...More

Thank megankkey
Reviewed April 24, 2018

This free museum tells the story of the city and its citizens. The staff are all quite nice and were informative as well. A new exhibit on the impact of WWI on the people of Greensboro was very nice, and the facility has many kid-friendly...More

1  Thank mcdh4561
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Response from Allison S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is wheelchair friendly. They have elevators where there are stairs. There was someone on our tour with a wheelchair is how I know.
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