Hours & Admission

Admission:
Adults          $12
Seniors       $10 (65 and older)
Students:    $10
Youth:     $8 (Ages 6-12
Children 5 and under FREE with paying adult.

Hours:
Summer (April - September)
Monday - Saturday
       9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday
       Closed

Winter (October - March)
Monday - Saturday
       10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday
       Closed

International Civil Rights
Center & Museum

134 South Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
(336) 274-9199


The International Civil Rights Center & Museum is an archival center, collecting museum and teaching facility devoted to the international struggle for civil and human rights. The Museum celebrates the nonviolent protests of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins that served as a catalyst in the civil rights movement.

2010 - 2013 Annual Report is Now Available

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Events This Week at the ICRCM

Ida B. Wells

Experience the permanent exhibition with guided tours offered each day.

Explore the history of the American civil rights movement with a guided tour of the International Civil Rights Center & Museum’s permanent exhibition, The Battlegrounds. This engaging encounter, introduced with a captivating audio/video narrative, includes a journey through time via pictorials, artifacts, video reenactments, and interactive components.  

 

 

 


First Friday

Friday, July 3, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Join us as we kick off Independence Day celebrations with a creative program that artistcally reveals the threads that weave together American history. Enjoy live performances from local talent that will bring to life all aspects of American culture!

 


Saturday Children’s Story Hour

Saturday, July 4 at 11:00 a.m.

Join us every Saturday at 11am to hear Guilford County School teachers narrate stories highlighting influential figures that contributed to the rich history of African Americans.

ICRCM Story Hour includes vocabulary development, reading comprehension, and a make-and-take art project engaging children aged six through twelve.

This is a free event and open to the public.


"Free to Be Me"
Independence Day Youth Program

Saturday, July 4 at 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

As America celebrates its independence, ICRCM will reflect on the core democratic values this country was built upon. Inspiring youth to understand and embrace their role in the community as this nation continues to strive to be a democracy-seeking nation.

FREE to school-aged youth. Special prizes given.

Space is limited - you must RSVP all participating youth:
11:00 a.m. - http://whoozin.com/9XT-PXE-E7C4
1:00 p.m. - http://whoozin.com/9X9-4RK-HDMW


Fourth of July Pre-Emancipation

Saturday, July 4 at 1:00 p.m.

Join us for an insightful look at how Independence Day was interpreted before slavery was abolished with President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation with readings from the Declaration of Independence, Frederick Douglass' "What, to the Slave, is the Fourth of July?" and William Lloyd Garrison's "Address to the Colonization Society". Don't miss this riveting discussion on the paradox of celebrating freedom in the United States while slavery still existed..

Free and open to the public.

 


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ICRCM Presents:

Building a Better America Through Core Democratic Values

An educational initiative for social studies students in grades 4, 5, 8, and 11.

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A message to our generous supporters.

We opened our doors on February 1, 2010— more than five years ago. During this short time ICRCM has garnered a stellar reputation for promoting an understanding of the struggles for social justice and equality in the United States and across the world. In fact, through ICRCM, we link Greensboro to the world. We thank you for standing beside us, boosting our morale, and providing much needed financial support. And we ask that you continue this journey with us in the coming months and years.

We invite you to commit to furthering democracy and freedom through the work of the ICRCM. Before the end of 2015, please donate to show your endorsement of ICRCM’s efforts in your community.

With profound gratitude for your support, let us simply say “Thank you.”

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