Planning Your Visit


134 S. Elm Street, Greensboro, NC, 27401, US

Business Hours

Monday - Saturday

10:00am – 06:00pm



Guests are encouraged to arrive at the Museum no later than 4:00 pm ET. for the final Staff-Lead Tours of the day. Advanced reservations are encouraged.

Book Your Tour

Individuals and groups can use our new online tool to book your on-site tour automatically! If you have questions, please contact the Tour Coordinator at [email protected]

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Submit a Group Request

Have a special request or want to work with the Tour Coordinator to schedule your group? Submit your form below. 

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Signature Staff-Guided Tour
(60-75 mins.)
On-Site Visit

$20 per adult
$15 per student (K-12th grade)

This experience includes an on-site, small-group, fully staff-guided excursion through the entire permanent Museum collection, including "The Battlegrounds."

Seated Tour & Walkthrough 
(90-105 mins.)

On-Site Visit

$15 per adult
$10 per student (K-12th grade)

Includes a filmed version of the staff-guided tour in the auditorium, followed by a self-guided journey through the Museum galleries. 

Interactive Virtual Tour 
(90 mins.)

Online Visit

$15 per adult
$10 per student (K-12th grade)

An online interactive virtual presentation that incorporates pre-recorded footage with a live discussion with a senior Museum docent via Zoom. Includes a live Q&A. 

Download your Museum Concept Primer.

Want to get an introduction to the Museum's central concepts and themes? Download and print your free primer here.


Explore America's best story — a story of creative and strategic struggle.

Experience our permanent galleries with virtual or on-site visits.

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 includes captivating audio/video narratives, pictorial, artifacts, video re-enactments, and interactive components.

Frequently Asked Questions

How is the Museum funded?

The International Civil Rights Center & Museum is a private, self-sustaining 501(c)(3), and receives little to no public monies. Thus, the Museum relies on admissions, gift shop sales, donations, rentals, and grant support to engage its small and professional staff. 

What types of tours do you offer?

The Museum offers both online and on-site tours, diversifying its selections in the COVID-19 pandemic. You may explore our different options here.

Does the Museum offer parking?

The Museum does not have any private parking, though guests are welcome to either park along S. Elm Street (2-hour free, timed parking) or park in either parking deck within a block of the Museum, Greene Street or Davie Street. 

Are pictures and videos allowed in the Museum?

The Museum does not have a license to photograph and distribute images; therefore, photography, videography, and voice recordings are strictly prohibited in the galleries of the Museum, including the Lunch Counter. Guests, however, may take pictures and videos in the front lobby area.

Do you have rental space available for events?

Yes! The Museum offers a variety of spaces for rentals. View our accommodations and offerings on our Rentals page by clicking here.

What is your policy regarding food and beverages?

The Museum does not have an eatery on-site, nor does the Museum allow food, gum, or beverages in the galleries while on tour.