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International Civil Rights Center & Museum

134 S Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401-2604
+1 336-274-9199
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Amazing experience

We stopped at this museum on our way down to Columbia, SC. It wasn't far from the road we were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Diana H
Monroe, Virginia, United States
via mobile
Must see in Greensboro

We were drawn to this Civil Rights Center today for our first visit after the terrible occurrences... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Burlington, North Carolina
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The International Civil Rights Center & Museum (ICRCM), located in Greensboro, N.C., is an archival center, collecting museum and teaching facility devoted to the international struggle for civil and human rights. This national landmark and national site of conscience celebrates the nonviolent protests of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins that served as a catalyst in the civil rights movement. Our vision is to memorialize the courageous stand of the Greensboro Four as they launched, for posterity, the sit-in movement Feb. 1, 1960. We hope that the ICRCM, with its focus on the sit-in activities at the F.W. Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro in 1960, will inspire the vigilance and fortify the spirit of all oppressed people to step forward in the ongoing struggle for human freedom.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
134 S Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401-2604
+1 336-274-9199
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped at this museum on our way down to Columbia, SC. It wasn't far from the road we were travelling on and with everything going on in our country right now I wanted my daughter to learn a little more about the Civil Rights...More

Thank Diana H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were drawn to this Civil Rights Center today for our first visit after the terrible occurrences in the country this week. We were impressed by our guide Daniel both by his knowledge but outstanding manner of delivery and interaction. The exhibits were uniquely presented...More

Thank nonclerk
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent the morning touring this museum. It was well laid out, the tour guide was very knowledgeable on the events thought out history. I would highly recommend this museum.

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 4 days ago

My family and I visited the the museum for an activity during our family reunion. We were lucky enough to have Dylan as our tour guide. We couldn't have had a better tour guide and he made the experience for us more than we could...More

Thank Olivia S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful guide at a very humbling and thought provoking museum. Enjoyed seeing the actual Woolworth lunch bar in the actual store. Even more powerful than if it had been in a building elsewhere. Tour guide was AWESOME! Cassandra added so much to our experience. Also,...More

Thank LEM1963
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The museum is a must visit if you are in the Greensboro area! The exibits are excellent. The docent was knowledgeable. He pulled you into the conversation, communicated well and had great energy and emotion during the guided tour. You can feel that history happened...More

Thank Phyllis D
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a must see museum! The tour guide, Dylan, was amazing and provided an incredible educational and emotional experience. To actually walk on the same floors and see the counters where the four young men, Mr. Blair, Mr. McCain, Mr. McNeil, Mr. Richmond began...More

Thank Dee P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum rivals the DC museum in that it provides a guided tour and it pulls so many aspects of the civil rights movement into context. Children must be exposed to the bravery of those who sacrificed life and limb in the pursuit of equal...More

Thank bowljudo
Reviewed 1 week ago

The docent was excellent in describing the horrors of segregation. It was highly educational and moving.

Thank Kent S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Today (as the horrors in Charlottesville were occuring), I took my 8 year old son to the museum. We had an incredible tour guide (L.T.) whom you should certainly ask for by name. We learned about so many incredible, astonishing and heart breaking pieces of...More

Thank Courtney W
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Response from John S | Property representative |
The primary means of support for this Museum comes from the admission fees charged and support from the Museum Store. The Museum also attempts to raise funds from corporations and private individuals through annual... More