Permanent Exhibits

The F. W. Woolworth's Lunch Counter

This restored lunch counter, preserved in its original location, represents an inflection point both for the revitalization of the Civil Rights Movement and the conversation of personal and social equity in America. 

Presenting: The A&T Four

On February 1, 1960, the A&T Four — four college freshmen who attended N.C. Agricultural & Technical College — conducted a sit-in at a whites-only lunch counter in Greensboro. Their non-violent direct action challenged America to make good on its promises of equality and civic inclusion enunciated in the Constitution.

Experience The Battlegrounds

Explore the story of the civil rights struggle in the United States as part of the International Civil Rights Center & Museum's permanent galleries, The Battlegrounds. This engaging encounter of the Museum's 13 permanent exhibitions includes captivating audio/video narratives, pictorial, artifacts, video re-enactments, and interactive components.

35,000 square feet of exhibit space with original artifacts, interactive exhibits, and powerful narratives.