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Greensboro Historical Museum

130 Summit Ave, Greensboro, NC 27401-3004
+1 336-373-2043
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Much better than expected

I wasn’t expecting much because usually cities this size don’t have terribly impressive local... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Greensboro History Museum: Real Stuff. Real Stories.

The Greensboro History Museum is a fantastic institution in Greensboro for visitors and residents... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Greensboro, North Carolina
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130 Summit Ave, Greensboro, NC 27401-3004
+1 336-373-2043
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I wasn’t expecting much because usually cities this size don’t have terribly impressive local history museums. But my expectations were exceeded. They had interesting period rooms, a pottery collection, good exhibits on original settlers and the Civil War and reconstruction, and a really good explanation...More

Thank SaminDC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Greensboro History Museum is a fantastic institution in Greensboro for visitors and residents alike. Not only is the museum something to do by yourself, with your family or with friends, it is also a great organization to get involved in and form history of...More

Thank soe75
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Pretty much your standard museum with focus on he history of Greensboro. If you are going I would recommend doing on a bad weather day... it does beat just staying at home. It’ nice but just did not excite me personally.

Thank Wickie_carroll
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is the best of Greensboro's early history. This museum is set up by "rooms" and has beautiful, authentic furnishings. As you stand, taking in the beauty, you can even imagine the owners of the furniture, beginning their day or having a cup of tea....More

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Last time I came was 20 years ago and I was impressed at this hidden gem in downtown Greensboro. Great overview of the area, interactive exhibits, fun for the kids. Loved the interactive exhibits on local pottery, textiles, life in the 1700-1800s. Took my young...More

Thank Christy K
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Residents of Greensboro and Guilford have no idea how great a musiem we have .Go see itRevolutionary war, civil war, O henry, and much more

Thank rpclapp
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice place to visit. It was free and when you have kids under the age of 10 years old. Who need to walk a lot is beautiful.

1  Thank Juan V
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We got to the museum about 45 minutes before closing. Mistake. There is much more to see in this museum. It's tastefully done. The folks at the museum are incredibly friendly. The museum gives a good history of Greensboro and the surrounding area.

Thank Stu B
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I like the Historical Museum as it allows you to experience history at your own pace. It's a self guided town and the chronological order of exhibits with pre-recorded narrative on several of them allow you to pause and have small group discussions along the...More

Thank Renee V
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This museums is great to visit if you are visiting Greensboro. It has a lot of exhibits on the history of Greensboro. It is also worth asking for a visit of the McNairy house that is on the museum grounds.

1  Thank TampaLover
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Carole R
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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.