Discover & Learn

The Greensboro History Museum strives to connect learners of all ages to Greensboro’s history in person and online.

For on-site opportunities when the museum is open, take a look at the menu on the left. A selection of digital resources is listed below.

Post-secondary students and lifelong learners will want to explore resources in the Lion’s DEN Digital Engagement Network


For Educators

Click here to about on-site opportunities.

Please note that on-site opportunities may be limited as we adapt to new safety requirements during the Covid-19 pandemic. As of August 10, the museum building remains closed to the public.

Programs

Take part in online education webinars. Click titles for additional information and to register.

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Podcasts

Listen in to the History Notes podcast for conversations about the history of the Gate City and beyond. Museum staff talk to historians about events that shaped life in our city — and to Greensboro’s own history makers.

History in a Snap

Listen in for quick lessons in Greensboro history

From working as traveling salesmen to founding a major textile corporation, Here the Moses and Ceasar Cone helped make Greensboro the “Denim Capital of the World.”
He’s in the Army now! Learn about the Greensboro Army Air Force training center, the largest urban military base in the country during World War II. 

Videos

We’ve got you covered. Be a pioneer and learn about the 13 original colonies, and how colonists traveled to and from North Carolina by covered wagon.
Museum Educator Catherine Johns talks about how 18th-century learning technology in Guilford County

Activities

Make a Suffrage Face Mask

Sew and decorate a custom face mask to stay healthy and celebrate 100 years of the 19th Amendment

Create a Journal

Give your journal pages a historic look by coloring them with tea.


For Students

Elementary School

We’ve got you covered. Be a pioneer and learn about the 13 original colonies, and how colonists traveled to and from North Carolina by covered wagon.
Museum Educator Catherine Johns talks about how 18th-century learning technology in Guilford County

Create a Journal

Give your journal pages a historic look by coloring them with tea.

Middle School

Museum Educator Catherine Johns talks about how 18th-century learning technology in Guilford County

History in a Snap

Listen in for quick lessons in Greensboro history

From working as traveling salesmen to founding a major textile corporation, Here the Moses and Ceasar Cone helped make Greensboro the “Denim Capital of the World.”
He’s in the Army now! Learn about the Greensboro Army Air Force training center, the largest urban military base in the country during World War II. 

Make a Suffrage Face Mask

Sew and decorate a custom face mask to stay healthy and celebrate 100 years of the 19th Amendment

Create a Journal

Give your journal pages a historic look by coloring them with tea.

High School

History in a Snap

Listen in for quick lessons in Greensboro history

From working as traveling salesmen to founding a major textile corporation, Here the Moses and Ceasar Cone helped make Greensboro the “Denim Capital of the World.”
He’s in the Army now! Learn about the Greensboro Army Air Force training center, the largest urban military base in the country during World War II. 

Diary activity: We know much more about history thanks to journals and diaries people have kept over time. Try your hand at writing about your experience in the present moment.

Make a Suffrage Face Mask

Sew and decorate a custom face mask to stay healthy and celebrate 100 years of the 19th Amendment