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Greensboro was established in 1808 and is known as The Gate City. The nickname came about because of the railroad that once made it a promo=iment spot between its North-South and East-West routes.

The city is also known more recently for major Civil Rights era movements in the 1960s, today you can visit many areas to learn more about Civil Rights.

The International Civil Rights Museum

134 S Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401
Website: sitinmovement.org

Located in downtown Greensboro the museum is the site of thor original Woolworths in which students staged a non-violent protest against segregation. Open Mon-Sat and we recommend booking a tour even though they do allow walk-ins. 

International Civil Rights Center

The Greensboro Children’s Museum

220 N Church St, Greensboro, NC 27401
Website: gcmuseum.com

Monday is for members only but they are open Tues-Sun for non-members. A fun experience for kids of all ages with more than 20+ exhibits. Interaction is the key to this museum and a hands-on experience is encouraged. A great place to wear the kids out for the day. Also fun outing for adults.

Greensboro Children's Museum

The Greensboro Science Center

4301 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27455
Website: greensboroscience.org

A science museum, aquarium, theatre, and zoological park, established in 1957. Open year-round it offers an amazing experience a fun day out. Enjoy exhibits like the 90,000-gallon shark reef, redknee tarantulas primates, big cats, penguins, and more. 

Zoo and Aquarium

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park

2332 New Garden Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410
Website: nps.gov

This National Park is a great place to go for a run or walk in nature or to enjoy the outdoors with a picnic. It commemorates the Battle of Guilford Court House, fought on March 15, 1781. This was the start of the American Revolutionary War.

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park

Greensboro Murals

Website: kotisstreetart.com

As you drive around Greensboro you cannot help but notice all the artwork and murals around town. 

This is a brainstorm of Greensboro developer, Marty Kotis and is known and the Kotis Street Art. This private outdoor art gallery covers 3-acres and contains 46 panels of art.

Greensboro Welcome Mural