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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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Worth the stop!

This exceeded my expectations. Our tour guide, Cassandra, was friendly and knowledgeable. There... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Learned how involved North Carolina was in the movement and a lot more

So much of the Civil Rights Movement is preserved here and a whole lot more is presented. And the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Joseph Z
pittsboro, nc
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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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“guided tour” (101 reviews)
“sit ins” (58 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
134 S Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401-2604
+1 336-274-9199
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This exceeded my expectations. Our tour guide, Cassandra, was friendly and knowledgeable. There is much more to experience here than just the lunch counter. An excellent tour!

Thank wjow
Reviewed 3 days ago

So much of the Civil Rights Movement is preserved here and a whole lot more is presented. And the whole story is depicted in an amazingly graphic and dramatic way. The visitor is escorted through a series of galleries which convincingly tells the history of...More

Thank Joseph Z
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is one of the best museum visits our family has ever experienced. After paying a reasonable entrance fee (discounts for kids and seniors), we were welcomed into a tour with Dillon. His walking tour — about an hour long — was thorough, brilliant and...More

Thank skgbos
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour guides at this museum do an amazing job not only of explaining this important history. You will leave being more informed and with a better understanding how just a few brave people can make such an important impact. It's a must see in...More

Thank shellsde
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given a very educational, informative tour of the museum! Definitely a can't miss if you are in Greensboro or close by!!

Thank Jneil13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take a reflective walk through defining aspects of our history in this country and beyond. Bring your family and colleagues.

Thank joycej653
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the International Civli Rights Center and Museum. We arrived early and were instantly greeted and did a self-guiding tour upstairs about Helen Suzman, a leader in ending apartheid in South Africa. At the conclusion, we were met by a...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited sites important to the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama and Washington DC but always wanted to see the site of the lunch counter sit-in. This was very informative and the guide was very well prepared.

Thank 2Elf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

History is a funny thing. Depending upon your age and personal history, a seminal civil rights event in 1960 may be interpreted quite differently by someone today depending upon their age. Visiting the Greensboro Woolworth Civil Rights Museum will brilliantly clarify a lot of that...More

Thank Kurt S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being from Greensboro I had intended to check this out for several years. I went today and it was much better than I might have guessed. You learn a lof of history and certainly understand it better when you finish. The price is quite inexpensive...More

Thank Wickie_carroll
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10 October 2015|
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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