Welcome to the Gate City!


October 7, 2006 – present

Hustle and Bustle

Explore another time—experience our city’s history first hand


What was it like to live in the early 1900s? Come learn about the time when Greensboro got its nickname. Imagine the era when the railroad made our town a gateway to the rest of the country as you become an operator at the local telephone exchange, or step up to a drugstore counter and measure out the elements for a prescription. Or, perhaps you would prefer to write on a school slate, try to lift a fire bucket, or laugh at a silent film.