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Greensboro Historical Museum

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Address: 130 Summit Ave, Greensboro, NC 27401-3004
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+1 336-373-2043
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14:00 - 17:00
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Sun 14:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Enjoyed this museum, especially the old log cabin that goes back in history and the civil war information. It gives y ou a look into the past and how it affected the country's... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
Mary4327
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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Hazlet
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Greensboro Historical Museum is a time capsule. Everything from its beginnings to the present are represented here with very professional displays and interesting artifacts - all free. That is the good part. The not-so-good parts are few, but concerning. Firstly, displays are accompanied by a card which you must read - that part is understood - but small cards with... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Enjoyed this museum, especially the old log cabin that goes back in history and the civil war information. It gives y ou a look into the past and how it affected the country's future. Love everything about this museum. Adults and children will enjoy it.

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1 Thank Mary4327
Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This past winter I took a stroll through the Greensboro Historical Museum, it has been over 15 years since my last visit. The exhibits were much more impressive than what I recall - this is not just for school field trips. I am proud of our museum and would encourage you to visit it soon.

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1 Thank teresaweaver2016
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent museu to visit and its FREE! It capures all decades of Greensboro and we have no conecrion to Greensboro. Its not boring foe the young inquisative and theres a docent to help. Hidden behind or aside the museum is. Revolutionary cemetary so geneologists go check it out. The staff is quiet but helpful. Youll learn about... More 

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1 Thank 4dealchic
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Our girls (elementary aged) love this museum. It is there favorite place to visit. While the entire collection is very engaging for adult history buffs who are interested in the area, the Voices In the City exhibit, with a 1900's town that the kids can explore and learn in is out of this world!

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Thank GSOFam
Whitsett
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have taken my great granddaughter to this museum several times beginning when she was about six. She is 13 now. She enjoyed it every time, even though it is not really geared for young children.

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Thank 627shirleyl
Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Loved the experience, has North Carolina and Greensboro history, cars, old fire trucks, civil war memorabilia etc. Needs a little bit more staff that can help with questions.

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Thank vanessalanier
Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

This museum really surprises you once you get walking around. You realize that Greensboro history is a lot more layered and fascinating than you thought. It's free. It's well-designed. And the exhibits are quite informative if you really take the time to check it all out.

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Thank Derek W
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is the finest example of a small town museum I've seen. Explores the growth of Greensboro thru settlement to present. Starting at the Revolutionary war and taking you up to Desert Storm. Further developed is the growth of business and industry in the area and the importance of textiles and particularly denim. Multiracial and social issues are examined. A... More 

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Thank Wallypm
Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The Greensboro Historical Museum is filled with wonderful displays highlighting our history. Fun to roam from room to room - feels like you have gone back in time!!

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