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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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You MUST visit this museum !! Dylan, our guide, helped transport you back to the days of segregation and just how it felt to be so oppressed. Through his presentation, we... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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High Point, North Carolina
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Lilburn, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading the reviews, I was expecting more. First of all, the tickets for the tour were sold in the gift shop where there was one man waiting on people trying to buy souvenirs, trying to figure out the price for a group, and also trying to sell tickets to "walk ins" such as ourselves. So, we had to wait... More 

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High Point, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You MUST visit this museum !! Dylan, our guide, helped transport you back to the days of segregation and just how it felt to be so oppressed. Through his presentation, we experienced the possible emotions of people from past events in today perspective. Dylan drove home the points of the struggle and that discrimination anywhere is discrimination everywhere.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The opportunity this museum provides to learn about not just the civil rights movement in general but to do so in a preserved, groundbreaking location is unique.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my family and we really enjoyed it! The guide was TL and she was very informative and upbeat. Within 15 minutes of hotels.

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Huntington Woods, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went today and were really impressed with the way Greensboro civil rights history has been saved, preserved, and displayed. Even without the use of technology, this Museum is a class act all the way and utilizes many teaching techniques very well. So glad that we went. Our tour guide, Ms. Jeanne, was a delight as well. The public school... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came from Pennsylvania to visit a friend in Greensboro. After looking at Things to Do in Greensboro, I felt I had to go to this museum. We were in a small assembled tour group (from walk-ins) with LT, a terrific tour guide. I am an academic (anthropology) and see many museums and this museum is TOP NOTCH. It made... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to the Civil Rights Center in Greensboro with a group of fifteen friends, and it was a really great experience overall. My eyes were opened to the injustices in Greensboro that are a microcosm of injustices in the past and present United States. Our tour guide, Dillon Tyler, was especially awesome and kept the entire tour very interested... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We planned a group trip to visit the museum on March 4, 2017 (2nd visit in 3 years). It was really easy to schedule the tour time & pay as a group. We had 30 people in the group. The tour guide, Mrs. Robin, was awesome! She was very nice & provided alot of details. She interacted really well with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My school was able to visit this museum for free today. Even if it wasn't for free it would be worth it to pay the 12$ for a ticket. Our tour guides name was Elijah and he was amazing. He was obviously passionate about what he was doing and seems to genuinely enjoy his job. I would love to go... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Civil Rights Museum is a must-see piece of history. The photography, artifacts and videos are detailed and give you a taste of what it was like for people who deserved equality and justice, In addition, our guide LT, was outstanding. She was passionate in her guiding us through the turmoil of the time. Thank you LT.

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