Plan a Visit

Visit the museum at 130 Summit Avenue, at the intersection of Summit Avenue and Lindsay Street in Downtown Greensboro’s Cultural District

Greensboro History Museum
Greensboro History Museum
Cemetery at the Greensboro Historical Museum
First Presbyterian Cemetery
Mary Lynn Richardson Historic Park
Mary Lynn Richardson Historic Park

Important Information

Museum capacity is limited to 75 people at a time. Face coverings are required for all visitors. No group tours, in-person public programs or event rentals are currently available. 

For more information, call 336.373.2043. For Covid-19 updates for City of Greensboro facilities, general, visit https://www.greensboro-nc.gov/i-want-to/learn-about/covid-19-information-and-updates

Museum Hours

Tuesday 10 am – 5 pm
Wednesday 10 am – 5 pm
Thursday 10 am – 7 pm
Friday 10 am – 5 pm
Saturday 10 am – 5 pm
Closed Sundays, Mondays and City of Greensboro holidays

Admission

Admission is FREE

Location

Greensboro History Museum
Map and Directions

Parking

Free parking is available in two adjacent lots:

  • Between the museum entrance and Mary Lynn Richardson Park
  • Across Lindsay Street, next to the veterans’ memorial

Handicapped designated spots are available in both lots and in the bus pull-through in front of the museum entrance.

Additional parking is available in the Church Street and Bellemeade Street parking decks, both about a 5 minute walk from the museum. Decks are free of charge on holidays and weekends. Free and metered on-street parking may also be available nearby on Summit Avenue and Church Street.

While downtown, explore the Greensboro Public Library, the Greensboro Children’s Museum, the Downtown Parks and the art galleries of the Greensboro Cultural Center. Stroll the surrounding blocks to find local shops, restaurants and the International Civil Rights Center & Museum. In the summer, round out your center city visit with a Greensboro Grasshoppers baseball game at First National Bank Field.