Museums and More

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Greensboro Science Center

4301 Lawndale Drive, (336) 288-3769

The Greensboro Science Center offers something for kids of all ages -- dinosaur and other science exhibits, daily shows in an Omnisphere theater, and a zoo featuring tigers, monkeys, meerkats, and wallabies. The Carolina SciQuarium opened in summer 2013, making the Greensboro Science Center the only facility in the state with a museum, a zoo, and an aquarium.  And right next door is Country Park, which offers walking and biking trails, paddle boating, playgrounds, and even a special area just for dogs called BarkPark.

International Civil Rights Center and Museum

134 South Elm Street, (336) 274-9199

Visitors can experience the lunch counter sit-ins, when four Greensboro college students peacefully protested segregation and helped launch a civil rights movement. Located in the former F. W. Woolworth building where the sit-ins took place, the museum allows visitors to see part of the original lunch counters as well as exhibits about the four students, segregation at the time, and civil rights achievements.

Greensboro Children's Museum

220 North Church Street, (336) 574-2898

Looking for some family fun with the little ones? This museum promotes learning through play with interactive exhibits for children up to age 10.

Greensboro Historical Museum

130 Summit Avenue, (336) 373-2043

Learn about historic events such as the Greensboro Sit-ins and famous residents such as First Lady Dolley Madison and short story writer O. Henry. While you are there, you can rent an mp3 player to take a 90-minute walking tour of downtown Greensboro.

Blandwood Mansion

447 West Washington Street, (336) 272-5003

Take a tour of the restored home of former North Carolina Governor John Motley Morehead. This National Historic Landmark is located in downtown Greensboro, about a mile from campus.

Replacements, Ltd.

1089 Knox Road, (336) 697-3000

Take a free tour of this unique 12,000-square-foot showroom and a museum that features more than 2,000 rare pieces of china, silver, crystal, and collectibles.

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park

2332 New Garden Road, (336) 288-1776

The monuments, exhibits, and visitor center at this park honor the Battle of Guilford Courthouse. Paved walking trails and plenty of shade make this a popular place to walk through the history of the Revolutionary War.

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About Greensboro, NC: From parks to shopping centers to a lively downtown, Greensboro has plenty to offer college students.