Greensboro, NC is a Museums Trove
Fun Museums in Greensboro, NC
Whether you are looking for museums in Greensboro for yourself or the young ones, everyone has options. Below are the two iconic museums the town offers. Information can be found here.
Greensboro Children’s Museum
Perfect for travelers hitting Greensboro with kids in tow, the city’s children’s museum is a place of quirkiness and curiosity. The main exhibit is the town, a small-scale replica of a US city that comes complete with pizza take-outs and bustling main streets – perfect for a spot of make-believe. There are plastic planes to clamber over, too, with cockpits and exit slides at the ready, not to mention a replica of a 1930s home inspired by a classic Fisher Park dolls’ house. See here for information about Greensboro, NC is a Family-Centric Town.
International Civil Rights Center & Museum
It is housed in the same spot where the so-called Greensboro Four – David Richmond, Franklin McCain, Ezell Blair, and Joseph McNeil – first initiated the routine of sit-ins American civil rights movement at the start of the 1960s. This fascinating museum is dedicated to showcasing the realities of living in a segregated—America and celebrating those who helped create change across the country. The exhibitions are at once sobering and engaging, containing Ku Klux Klan robes next to bona fide historical documents related to the reforms that legalized black voting in the mid-60s.