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International Civil Rights Center & Museum

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Address: 134 S Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401-2604
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+1 336-274-9199
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10:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The International Civil Rights Center & Museum (ICRCM), located in...

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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This was a day trip for us, yet a legacy of Many Treacherous days and Years for Africans unwillingly transported to America to become slaves to cruel dominating white males for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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25 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is not worth it, even though it's historical, sorry to say but it's true, so I do not recommend

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a day trip for us, yet a legacy of Many Treacherous days and Years for Africans unwillingly transported to America to become slaves to cruel dominating white males for their own prosperity. The museum traces some events, because there are Far Too Many that occurred during the years of Slavery/JimCrow/Civil Rights Era. It also shows the Historic contributions... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very informative,parents take your children on a historical trip to how far we have come. Let's encourage our children's future by learning from our past!

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a very nice tour, lots to see and learn new things about the history, there were many films throughout and lots of information to go along with the pictures and artifacts.

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1 Thank pyplux
Aurora, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a must see museum when in the Greensboro area. I went with my daughter who is a student at NC A&T. What an awesome experience. Our guide, Robin, is amazing. My only regret is that we had to leave sooner than desired so that I could make a mid-afternoon flight. We could have spent another 2 or 3... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took a small group of 5th graders to tour the museum. They have studied civil rights in school some and we thought it would be a good follow up for them. We expected them to last about an hour. We took a tour with Kayla. She was AMAZING! She spoke to the kids without watering down the content and... More 

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Mount Gretna, PA
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited between tours and Jeanne took me around to see the exhibits and videos. Much appreciated the graciousness. Of most interest was the lunch counter. The videos enhance the experience so watch them. The museum design is straightforward and effective. Not easy to see and hear the stories, but truthful. Worth the visit to learn the history and see... More 

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1 Thank Susan W
Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff were knowledgeable and hospitable. The museum was informative and emotional. They do guided tours and you really feel like you're stepping back in time. It broke my heart to really feel like a witness to all the atrocities people of color faced back then and to feel like we are still fighting some of these same fights today.

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Binghamton, New York
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Got to see the outside maybe next time we can go in , window looking was all we could do since it was as not open got a good picture of the outside but nothing else

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Grimesland, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our tour guide Keshawn was perferbid when providing this informative and educational tour. The museum is beautifully displayed with fine art , statutes and authentic remnants of history. LOVE IT❤️❤️

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